Lemon honey in the city

Living in a big city naturally means you do not have an acre of land. We are lucky in that we have a courtyard, and it gets sun in the summer. You have heard me wax lyrical about basil pesto before. Well now it is the turn of some humble lemons. One of our first…

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My current definition of forced to share…

Yesterday I got a yoghurt out to eat for myself.  The midget steals so much I have to get her own spoon so I have an outside chance of getting any.  And even then the little minx keeps trying to push my spoon away!

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Transferable skills

Transferable skills.  Not a new term, one long bandied about in regard to writing up your curriculum vitae or resume.  However I lived these two words in that order in way I had never anticipated the other day. When I was undertaking my PhD in Chemistry I was also a demonstrator for practical laboratories for…

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The airline of middle earth gets my thumbs up, not to mention middle earth customs

Well our wee girl has had her first international flight, albeit Australia to New Zealand is hardly long haul. However you do need a passport and you have to go through customs.  When I was a child I travelled on my mum’s passport – just a line entry with my name and birth date; no…

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