Blogmas Day 14 – Chocolate Truffle Teacups

Because NO ONE likes Christmas pudding. Today, I am sharing an old family recipe* for chocolate truffle torte. This is a fine little pudding to make for any occasion - it is at heart just chocolate and cream, so everyone likes it. My Mum always made this in a big springform cake tin, which looks … Continue reading Blogmas Day 14 – Chocolate Truffle Teacups

Blogmas Day 10 – How To Erase A Hangover With Makeup

I am so sorry, I appear to have fallen behind with Blogmas. I skipped Friday to go to Brighton and get drunk with some teachers on the last day of term, and then on Saturday I couldn't move because no one drinks like teachers on the last day of term. They make George Best look … Continue reading Blogmas Day 10 – How To Erase A Hangover With Makeup

If You Care About Kanye, You Are Doing Festivals Wrong

All of this fuss about Kanye playing at Glastonbury is ridiculous. The thing is, we're talking about a headline slot, here. That's at about 9-10pm. Do you really expect to have your shit so firmly together at 9-10pm, on Saturday night, at Glastonbury, that you will be disappointed by a bit of Kanye? I don't … Continue reading If You Care About Kanye, You Are Doing Festivals Wrong

Magic Milk and Cookies

And by magic, I mean with booze in it. As it’s Sunday, and STILL not spring, despite me checking every fifteen seconds since January the 15th, I thought I’d blog about my EXTREMELY COSY AFTERNOON making biscuits with some new homeware and drinking. Oh, and also do a mini homeware haul. Check out my selection … Continue reading Magic Milk and Cookies

The Delicate Art of Being Hungover

If you are serious about drinking, the occasional hangover is inevitable. If you wake up with one, don’t try to defeat it. You won’t succeed, only waste energy and make yourself feel worse. No. Instead, you must learn to embrace the hangover, so she will leave on her own terms. It’s like the old legends … Continue reading The Delicate Art of Being Hungover