Monthly Archives: June 2007

Crumble – king of deserts

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Junior Ministers Appointed

Congratulations to local MPs Bridget Prentice and Joan Ruddock on their appointment to Gordon Brown’s government. Bridget remains in the Ministry of Justice where she’s been Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for a while now, and Joan returns to government … Continue reading

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If This Is A Man & The Truce

Primo Levy is one of my partner’s heros, but for one reason or another I’d not read any of his books until picking up If This Is A Man & The Truce the other day. These books cronicle some of … Continue reading

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Friend Wheel

Thanks to Robin for the link to Friend Wheel, which is a visual representation of the links between my Facebook friends.

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Lewisham Round Up

Brockley Open Studios Nick reminds us of the fantastic Brockley Open Studios weekend, where you can go and see local artists in their environment and buy their stuff. Little peoples day Kate looks forward to Under 5’s Day DO YOU … Continue reading

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Lamb with red wine and blackcurrant sauce

This was from an Australian recipe book that my sister and her husband gave us.  But instead of redcurrant jelly I used blackcurrant jam, and I added chilli flakes and a dash of Worcester sauce.

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Planet Pepys

Planet Pepys looks to be a new locality based blog from our neck of the woods.  And there seems to be a real sense of purpose too: Come on Planet Pepys, don’t let another decade of decline and dissolution follow … Continue reading

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Surrey vs Hampshire Twenty20

Along with 14,000 or so other people we went to a quite wet Oval this afternoon to see Twenty20 reduced to Ten10. Still it could have been worse as they’re allowed to pretend it’s a game as long as each … Continue reading

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Lewisham Round Up

Email Kate invites the Secretary of State for Communities over for tea. little-manor-park Kate visits the newly re-opened park A day in the life on an interim manager Malcom Smith answers some questions Who’s He * And she was going … Continue reading