printing / giveaway

When I was back in Lancashire, I did some screen printing with my sister and Mr Steve — the brain and hands behind a number of great community arts projects in Rochdale. Neither Helen or I had tried screen printing techniques before, and the usual insane excitement that accompanies any craft activity we undertake was…

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sweet potato?

So we cracked open the sweet potato kit-kat yesterday evening. It tastes curious, but not at all unpleasant. I could probably eat another. We spent some time — in much the same manner one does with whisky — determining how best to describe the flavour. Tom finally suggested it was like eating salted and sweet…

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the grumbling hive

The title comes from Bernard Mandeville’s 1705 poem of the same name. Its only relevance here is that I have bees on the brain, and because, since I am feeling peaky (again) there’s been a bit of grumbling going on in this particular hive. Bees on the brain, you say? What’s that about, then? (landing…

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