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HERE’S WHAT’S UP: MISSED YOU

Hello fellow weirdos, I have missed you so much! There’s a bit to catch up on as I didn’t write “Here’s What’s Up” last week. So here we go! 31st December 2016 Mr N hosted a Facebook live prayer session for crossing over into the new year – our church doesn’t […]

Precious Core
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ON BECOMING PRECIOUS CORE

2001. That’s the year when I opted to study French at high school level. As if my inability to go beyond “bonjour” and “comment ça va” wasn’t enough. I took the plunge and sat in a class where I would be taught in French, study novels in French and delve into […]

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HERE’S WHAT’S UP: CHRISTMAS

Beautiful Christmas morning it was for me, yesterday. The first thing the older girls scream when they wake up is, “It’s Christmas!!!” We go downstairs, have a little chit-chat together. Then they ask for the umpteenth time, “can we open our presents???” And I say, “No! You will do that […]

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HERE’S WHAT’S UP: 10 THINGS

1. Cakes! Last week, we had a #cakes challenge in my Facebook food group. We inspired others by sharing pictures of the cakes we baked at home. I also published a video on how to make the perfect plain cake and this post that contains 10 cake recipes on this blog! I have baked too […]

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HERE’S WHAT’S UP: WINTER

Winter is here. The land is mantled with snow. Life has slowed down. The days have become shorter. The nights, longer. The cold intense. The warmth so scarce. Blankets, soups and teas Are the things we need. I took a short walk in my backyard.   All the trees have […]