Another week has flown by and it’s nearly May… where does the time go?
I hope you’ve all had a great week. Here’s what happened in mine… I’ve been:
Feeling: Like a tit trying to find my way into the Brighton Youth Centre for a skating session. I couldn’t get into the building. I actually couldn’t find an entrance that was unlocked and spent about 10 minutes walking round and round the building in a circle re-trying all the doors in case they’d magically unlocked themselves. Are young people too cool to use doors now? I must have looked like an old fool Continue reading
I bloody love rhubarb so when a work colleague brought in some spare from their dad’s allotment I snapped it up and immediately starting plotting a rhubarb crumble. Crumble is a real comfort dish and one that’s also really easy to make – and with a few small alterations it can be made gluten-free and low FODMAP.
Alter the ingredients or quantities as you see fit, but the below is what I used:
For the filling:
700g raw rhubarb
140g demerara sugar
1 tsp ground ginger
For the crumble topping:
200g plain gluten-free flour
100g demerara sugar
25g gluten-free oats Continue reading
Hello dear blog readers! I hope you’ve all had a fab week. What have you been up to? Feel free to let me know in the comments, I’d love to hear from you.
Here’s what I’ve been doing:
Sweating: Today has been exhausting! The morning saw a tough skating session (we’ve started contact now so I’m sure I’ll have some bruises next week!) followed by making a start on gardening (de-cat pooing and de-weeding).
Getting: Confused over the maths/logic question that went viral this week. My first thought was ‘why is Cheryl being such a dick?’. Continue reading
Last week I went to see Shooze, who supported Adam Ant at a gig at the Concorde 2 in Brighton.
Shooze describe their music as “a hybrid of 70’s ska, punk & reggae” but their sound isn’t really as straight forward as that. Sure, there was definitely a reggae/ska element to some of their tracks that could help you to make comparisons to The Police (more on that in a minute) and a reggae/punk rock crossover not too dissimilar from The Ruts but there were hints of lots of different styles on music that blended together effortlessly. Continue reading
Hi everyone, how’s your week been and what have you been up to? The weather’s been lovely although I seem to have missed most of it by either being in the office or pottering around the home!
Here’s what I’ve been up to over the last week:
Roller-discoing: With my 15-year-old brother. As I was in Northampton for the Easter weekend visiting family (there was no roller derby practice), I thought I’d use the opportunity to try out a new roller disco. It was great! A much bigger venue than the ones I’ve been to in Sussex so far fewer child-trip risks!
Running: While the rest of my family were tucking into hot cross buns on Easter Sunday morning, I was heading off for a run round the village with my stepdad. It was exhausting, I could tell I hadn’t run for about a year! Don’t worry I finished the day with loads of chocolate.
Babysitting: The most beautiful little smily girl!
Watching: Bloodline, a new series on Netflix that we’ve been getting into. It’s about a family in America and the trouble that arises when a brother, the black sheep of the family, turns up.
Relaxing: My poor aching legs after skating and running, ouch!
Eating: A delicious Green & Black’s dark chocolate Easter egg.
Feeling: A bit sad for a few days for no apparent reason. Do you ever have the odd day like that?
Going: To a gig – review to follow in a few days.