Monthly Archives: February 2013

Frosty siestas

I was reading lately on the BBC website about the Nordic practice of putting babies outside for their naps, even in the dead of winter. Interestingly there doesn’t seem to have been nearly as much genteel objection to the content … Continue reading

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One-pot Moroccan veggie stew

Another one for Scouting magazine’s excellent Get Active supplement.

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King of the NCP

Lately I have been enjoying the extensive press coverage of the discovery of a spindly Yorkist child-slayer stuck under a car park in the Midlands. Mary Beard may well have a point in her thought-provoking blog that the scale of publicity (including, … Continue reading

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Helpful instructions

One of my mum’s hobbies is quilting, for which she uses a pen with ink that disappears over the course of a day or so. As if having a hobby which involves the regular use of invisible ink isn’t entertaining … Continue reading

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