Contact traumas and the Cotswolds Show

So it begins again, the whole control thing. M was informed yesterday that he wouldn't be able to see his son this weekend as he provided the dates too late, inconvenient, not acceptable. Even tho he first gave the contact dates for July to December last December, only then it was too early!! It would... Continue Reading →

Do boys ever stop eating?

Si's caf is open for business.Half term. Football sleepover....So far today it's produced:CerealsYoghurtsChicken and philly sandwiches, no saladChicken and mayonnaise, with tomatoChicken and lancashire cheese sandwiches, full saladHam and sprouting seed salad (guess who)Chicken burgersSuper noodles, bbq flavourHam and mayo sarniesHam and cheese toastiesSouthern fried wedgies (homemade), 4lbs of58 drinksAnd now they want pudding. "The same one... Continue Reading →

Leek and tallegio rissotto

Slightly depressed by my GP's admission that in 25yrs he had never met a patient with Lyme, we needed comfort food in my house. This was found in Nigel Slater's Leek & Tallegio Rissotto, M had a coronary at the price of the cheese (needed 225g, asked him to get 300g - £5.40, he was... Continue Reading →

Project Lennon on Mothers Day

Despite not being able to hold a knife and fork at the moment, and having to wear gloves permanently (a bit like the queen?!), Project Lennon now boasts a super shiny gloss black sideboard and oak wardrobes 'n' bookcases. Dangerous Dave managed to paint so badly (as usual) his painting skills were soon surplus to... Continue Reading →

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