Following on from this post and this post, I think this is the most awkward, if not perhaps quite so embarrassing situation I’ve been in. Hubby and I both used to teach at the same primary school, before he was hubby. All of the staff knew that we were in a relationship, but the children, as a whole, didn’t and we behaved professionally at work at all times. However, by… View Post

I’ve been thinking back on some of the conversations I had with my lovely pregnant friend recently about conception and some of the difficulties involved.  Naturally, the conversation turned to the nitty gritty and we talked about how, when trying to conceive, the act of lovemaking can lose some of its, well, passion I suppose!  I can’t speak for everyone and I’m not going to go into detail about my… View Post

After posting my fish pie recipe last week, and sharing this rather embarrassing lasagne-related anecdote, I thought I’d share my lasagne recipe with you guys today. This always goes down a treat! Serves 4 (or 6 with lots of salad and garlic bread!) Ingredients For the bolognaise: 1 brown onion, chopped 500g lean beef steak mince Dried oregano Dried basil 1 good-size courgette, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 4 closed… View Post

Ok, onto embarrassing experience number 2! This time, we had just arrived in Venice for our summer holiday. We flew the graveyard shift Ryanair flight (as you do!) so arrived far too early for check in at our hotel. So, after changing into a pair of shorts and a floaty top (I think this may have been my first mistake) we decided to get some lunch before returning to the… View Post

When I started this blog, I didn’t anticipate posting recipes, but on seeing a photo of my gluten free fish pie on Instagram, my follower @nikkifrankhamilton requested the recipe, and I thought it would be rude to refuse! My fish pie is very basic and contains very little veg which I usually serve alongside (generally spinach, carrots and broccoli or whatever else I can find in the fridge!). Serves 2… View Post