books i've been reading, films, holidays

Action Susie, Canyonista

Generally, I like to stay at home with a nice cup of tea and my laptop, attempting to think literary thoughts while watching Gilmore Girls reruns.  But once in a while I like to sleep in a tent, build a campfire, and locate a hill to yomp up (or down: down is nice) - and… Continue reading Action Susie, Canyonista

books i've been reading, cooking, films, girl meets cake, kids' books i've been reading, other writers, telly

The Fabulous Bake-A-Boy Challenge!

In honour of Heidi's imaginary boyfriend in GIRL MEETS CAKE, here's a challenge for you: why not make your own yummy gingerbread boyfriend? (Or girlfriend, or entirely platonic buddy who you might have a bit of a crush on...) Bake yourself a boy, decorate him in suitably delicious fashion, and send me a photo of… Continue reading The Fabulous Bake-A-Boy Challenge!

biscuits and lies, books i've been reading, films, girl meets cake, holidays, other writers, telly

Paris, je t’aime

<!-- @page { size: 21cm 29.7cm; margin: 2cm } P { margin-bottom: 0.21cmSurefire way to avoid the post-Christmas blues: go on holiday. OK, so the part where it was -7°C wasn't entirely part of the plan, but Paris in the snow turns out to be absurdly lovely. And it gives one an excellent excuse to… Continue reading Paris, je t’aime