Recipes

So Simple Soda Bread Recipe

A quick and easy soda bread recipe from Paul Hollywood

Land Girl Life

Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 3

After quite some time away from the allotment for various reasons, it was lovely to spend the day there again getting lots of work done on our own little Victory Garden! Unfortunately, the new roofing felt Dimas had put on the shed came away after some storms we had recently. So the big job this… Continue reading Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 3

Land Girl Life

Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 2

Since my first post on our allotment adventure, we've had an unfortunate gap in being able to give it as much attention as we had hoped. Between work and exams, we haven't made it to our patch in a few weeks. After a load of spring thunderstorms, we came back to what looked like something… Continue reading Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 2

Land Girl Life

Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 1

As of this week, hubby and I are the proud owners of our very own allotment! Having our own little patch of land has been our dream for years, and after my younger brother got offered an allotment where he lives we decided to put our names down too, though we never expected to be… Continue reading Diary of a Modern Land Girl – Part 1

Vintage Fashion

Lindy Bop Dress Review – Ionia

The Ionia dress was not my first dress by Lindy Bop, but it is definitely one of my favourites. The sleeves, bust and waist shape are very flattering and comfortable - especially if you are more of a plus size like myself! The length is also just on the knee, so very suitable for work as… Continue reading Lindy Bop Dress Review – Ionia

Recipes

Limoncello Drizzle Cake – Recipe

As it's Easter and spring is on the way, it seems a perfect time to make a cake that's full of Mediterranean sunshine - especially when spring in England usually means grey, rainy skies (just like today in fact!) For Easter Monday tea, my mum's requested a lemon drizzle cake.  As it's a bank holiday,… Continue reading Limoncello Drizzle Cake – Recipe

Recipes

Spanish Donut Recipe – Buñuelos de Viento

Sunday morning breakfasts should always be a treat, and one to take a little time cooking for. This morning hubby and I first decided (as he didn't have to rush off for work for once!) that we would make some thick, creamy Spanish hot chocolate for breakfast.  We then realised we would have nothing to… Continue reading Spanish Donut Recipe – Buñuelos de Viento

Student Life

First Term Survived…ish

Its almost Christmas! For a lot of people it means present buying, card writing, food shopping and putting up decorations. For a student, its all this and more - more being coursework deadlines and exam revision (joy of joys!) Since my last post on my first half term in my year long masters degree coursework… Continue reading First Term Survived…ish