altrincham living & travel

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July 2007

Sugar cane and reading

One of the things we bought from the asian supermarket yesterday, was sugar cane. So today I educated Tim on how to eat it: peel it (the skin is very tough), cut off a chunk, rip pieces off with your… Continue Reading →

Stresses of finding a new job

I have now started my job search in earnest and it is a bit of a roller-coaster ride to be honest. I am looking in both the public and private sector, and the public sector is as slow as the… Continue Reading →

Another bargain buy!

Tim and I awoke this morning, both feeling pretty ‘blah’. I think it’s because of the weather. We’re both gagging for some sun so we can get out on our bikes, but this weather just isn’t allowing us to do… Continue Reading →

Ebay bargain

At the weekend I went to go and buy my latest ebay bargain: £30 for this corner cupboard, described as a Rich dark wood glazed corner cupboard . I was rather hoping it would be nice wood, but thought that… Continue Reading →

A very sad day for us

This afternoon, our beautiful white and tortie Siamese cat, Nicky-Noodle was run over in the street in front of our house. She was only 2 years old. It has caused us much sorrow and we’re struggling to come to terms… Continue Reading →

Caramel Ellis Pudding

There is this pudding (a family recipe) that is a hit every time I make it. So I thought: why don’t I try and market it. At first I didn’t know whether it was a good idea, but then I… Continue Reading →

Onions for Africa!

Firstly I have to say that I am very unhappy that this entire blog was lost due to ‘blogger problems’. But I shall exercise patience and do it again … Lisa and I awoke quite early today to go and… Continue Reading →

Saturday shopping

Tim and I woke up quite early on Saturday (after a night of my black cat sleeping on my head!) ready to go out on our bikes, but it was pouring with rain. So disappointing. We decided to go out… Continue Reading →

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