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random things I like and do

Hackney loop, Lee River and canals

Hackney loop, Lee River and canals

canal by Hackney Marsh

An 8 mile walk we did a couple of weeks ago, on a glorious Sunday morning. We headed across Hackney Downs and Clapton to Hackney Marsh, along Lee River towards the Olympics bit, then crossed to Hertford Union Canal, passing Victoria Park and back along Regent’s Canal. Canals full of boats – I don’t think I’ve seen this many boats around in the height of summer, people everywhere, glad to be out…

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Just read, The Chateau by William Maxwell

Oh dear, I haven’t been posting much lately, I haven’t been posting at all… What has happened is that I have thoroughly underestimated how much time I’d have to spend on study this time around.

Just read, The Chateau by William Maxwell

Oh dear, I haven’t been posting much lately, I haven’t been posting at all… What has happened is that I have thoroughly underestimated how much time I’d have to spend on study this time around.

Thames path Kew to Victoria

Thames path Kew to Victoria

First walk in ages and a fantastic day for it on Saturday. We met Beloved’s Pater familias at Kew, where we looked at fabulous orchids, then walked the Thames path to Barnes. Pater familias and M left us here while Beloved and I continued along the path to Victoria. 12 miles in total – a good length considering we haven’t walked for a very long time.

kew gardens

We were at Kew as the gardens opened to…

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Coconut and cranberry granola

Coconut and cranberry granola

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I’ve become pretty good at making granola regularly – so much cheaper than buying it on way to work. Have recently started using coconut oil with great results so I thought I’d post a recipe:

In a bowl, mix 400g rolled oats with 4 tablespoons each of: wheatgerm, flaxseed, linseed, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds and desiccated coconut. I also added around 50g ground almonds to the above granola…

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A good loaf

A marvellous, plump loaf of sourdough from last week. Since I’ve been keeping two sourdough starters, I’ve been experimenting with using both, adding progressively more starter to the dough over the past couple of months.

A good loaf

A marvellous, plump loaf of sourdough from last week. Since I’ve been keeping two sourdough starters, I’ve been experimenting with using both, adding progressively more starter to the dough over the past couple of months.

Recent books, fictionA group book post since I never got around to posting up recent reads individually. To be frank,…View Post

Recent books, fiction

A group book post since I never got around to posting up recent reads individually. To be frank,…

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Back with Seville orange marmalade
I haven’t posted anything in nearly two months! Not very good at all but I’m back now with a…View Post

Back with Seville orange marmalade

I haven’t posted anything in nearly two months! Not very good at all but I’m back now with a…

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Tomato, chilli, rosemary and mustard jam
Despite this time of the year not being the best for fresh tomatoes, this Tomato, chilli,…View Post

Tomato, chilli, rosemary and mustard jam

Despite this time of the year not being the best for fresh tomatoes, this Tomato, chilli,…

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Just read Stoner, John Williams
Stonerby John Williams got a lot of attention earlier this year. It is not a new book, it was…View Post

Just read Stoner, John Williams

Stonerby John Williams got a lot of attention earlier this year. It is not a new book, it was…

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Walnut, cardamom and orange cake
Taking a break from study of right-wing extremism this morning (as you would on a Sunday…View Post

Walnut, cardamom and orange cake

Taking a break from study of right-wing extremism this morning (as you would on a Sunday…

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