Meat Free Monday
Our resolution to eat less meat is hanging in there. Meat free Monday marches on. Today was super cold. I did my volunteering shift at the food bank earlier. At the food bank warehouse you have to go into the walk in fridge to get warmed up. It is cold. When I am cold and…
In which I miss making cupcakes
When I was at the hotel I made a lot of cupcakes. Every guest who had a birthday got a cupcake in their room. Sometimes it was difficult to keep up with demand. Sometimes it got a little stressful. But most of the time I absolutely loved it. There’s such a creative joy in decorating…
On Fridays we upload poetry
This Friday’s poem is very much on topic Dressing Up As Yourself Snake the tights over your thighs And button through your denim. That top is such a great colour. Just need to find the sunflower pendant, Or perhaps the sea shell might look better. Lace up the boots you’ve had forever. Grab your bag.…
In which I am truly grateful
Just wanted to say a huge huge thank you to everyone who has read the blog so far. I really feel blessed to have so many positive comments. You guys are the greatest and I am truly thankful for all of your support. Cariad Mawr Bex
Back in Whites
Michael Gibney in the amazing Sous Chef describes chef whites as “heat resistant armor that’s light as a feather and comfortable as underwear.” I’m not so sure mine are that comfortable. I guess he buys better quality than I do. Armor though I can definitely get on board with. I don’t just mean the protection…
In which I give myself a stern talking to.
Today I am still feeling pretty tired. My brain has decided to spice things up a bit by also adding random flashes of panic into the mix. Cheers brain. Really appreciate it. Mine and T’s usual date night is Tuesday. Tonight we have plans to go to the pictures. I like going to the pictures.…
In which getting better is hard work.
So today I have been trying to lay a lot of the ground work for going back to work on Wednesday. I am currently typing this whilst trying to gather enough physical and mental energy to get out of the bath. I was pleasantly physically tired after my volunteering shift earlier. My muscles did protest…
On Fridays we upload Poetry
Inflexible Menu Options “OK so if I get the caffeine?” “That comes with energy and anxiety” Um I’m not so keen on anxiety, Could I get happiness instead? No substitutions. No worries I can just leave the anxiety. Sorry its already mixed in with the caffeine. Well maybe I could just get a little anxiety.…
Curry Pie. Its totally a thing!
Princes bakery in Pontypridd used to sell chicken curry pies. They were delicious. So delicious in fact I thought they must be something you get everywhere. T had never heard of curry pie. I needed to rectify this. We’re trying to eat less meat this year. So Vegetable Curry Pie 1 Onion 1 Large Carrot…
Top Jonny Banana
Is a thing that people say occasionally round my way. If something is top Jonny banana it means its really good. I use it a lot in the kitchen. Never hurts to be proud of your work right? M grew up in Slovakia. Its a long way from Pontypridd. M asked me one day “Becky,…