Posts made in May 30th, 2011

Still No Princess

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Travel & Leisure | 7 comments

A quick update on the case of the written-off Princess, but I’m afraid there is not much news. As regular readers of my blog will know, I was knocked off said Princess (my Pashley Princess Sovereign) as I cycled round a roundabout, the Princess was written off, and the driver of the car that did the damage drove off without stopping. This was in November, and I have not heard from the Police since they (eventually) took my statement in March. But last week I received a letter from the solicitors, informing me that they have served a court order on the third-party’s insurers....

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New Challenge: Fusion Taste Team

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Food & Drink | 1 comment

Exciting news last week as I was picked as the final member of the Fusion Taste Team – a group of fellow bloggers and social media users, trying out recipe challenges set by World Foods using their products.     This tantalising hamper of goodies arrived last week, containing everything needed to get started on the challenges. In no time at all I had donned the World Foods Fusion of Flavours apron and was happily (or crazily?) brandishing that lethal looking cleaver and making “Hi-Yaaah” sounds. As I am the last in the team, I am playing catch-up with the...

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Magpie Monday: Rodin’s Cambodian Dancer

Posted by on May 30, 2011 in Art & Craft, Home & Garden | 12 comments

Last Wednesday, I popped into a charity shop I had not been in before, and was very glad I did, as I found this week’s Magpie Monday purchase (it doesn’t matter that I bought it on a Wednesday does it?)     I was delighted with this large, beautifully-framed print of Auguste Rodin’s Danseuse cambodgienne de face, 1906. I love all of Rodin’s drawings of Cambodian dancers, and even have a box of writing paper with one on (see below left)!   The framed print cost £8 in the charity shop, and looks like it came from the Musée Rodin, Paris, judging by the...

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