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The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

The best ever chocolate brownie recipe

First of all, I should say that this isn't my recipe. Nine years ago I discovered a marvellous book (details at the bottom of this post) which was full of delightful and delicious recipes, and also used vegetables instead of fats. This really appealed to me as I love...

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Sensational summer strawberries recipe

Sensational summer strawberries recipe

When I think about summer, it's long hot days, beautiful beaches and strawberries and cream. Wimbledon is in July, too, and this dish is synonymous with the tennis event. While this is a lovely treat, I found an alternative to cream which has less calories and tastes...

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10 craft projects for Halloween

10 craft projects for Halloween

Whether you're having a party and want some decor, or need to keep your kids entertained, here are some crafty things I've gathered to give you some ideas. Have fun and happy halloween! 1. Butternut Squash SkullsYou may be used to carving pumpkins, but turning a...

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One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

One minute fairytale: Little Red Riding Hood

Originally published in 2011 Having recently rediscovering how much I enjoyed pen and ink drawing and creating a little red riding hood picture I decided to go one step further and turn this into an animation.  I like things to have a USP (unique selling point!)...

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Wild Swimming at Sharrah Pool

Wild Swimming at Sharrah Pool

Floating on my back I felt the warmth of the sun on my face as the river’s current turned me in slow circles on my lazy drift downstream. A blue damselfly danced in the air inches from my face before joining others along the riverbank. Turning to watch them I realised...

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Hi, I’m an artist who lives in the South West of England. I hope you enjoy my blog about art, craft and simple pleasures.
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