My journal of trial and error and the occasional surprise discovery

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Babychinos at the beach

A week before Christmas we packed some bags (while William the conqueror hunted his own breakfast) packed the car and set off to the beach for a few days. We were home in time for Christmas, we just went up for a quick visit. It was fun. It was a lot of work but it […]


This is why I shouldn’t clean

The more I clean the more I notice mess around me. The more I do the more I realise is still to be done. The tidier a room the more one little mark seems to belch out a tune with gusto “you can’t catch me.” This is why I don’t clean. No I’m kidding. I […]


Protected: Milk and fire

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The purple icing experiment

I used to be a scientist. I’ll always be drawn to experimenting with things and although I never did social science, I’m quite fascinated by how people react to things. So enter the purple icing experiment. Friday 19/10. Aim: to bake a yummy cake and ice it in a way fun for Alexis. Method: bake […]