Monthly Archives: April 2011

I am more excited about the Royal Wedding than my own.

True fact: This month I am more stoked about the impending nuptials of William and Catherine than I am my own June wedding. And not just because I have had two four-day-weekends in a row. Right now in Halifax, West … Continue reading

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Book review: Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea

The book: Mother Ocean, Daughter Sea The author: Diana Marcellas Initial thoughts: I don’t have enough cats to be reading this book. Maybe I’ve been reading the wrong kind of fantasy (well-plotted and fast-moving) and started out on the wrong … Continue reading

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Book review: Rise of the Iron Moon

It’s been a productive week chez Tara, as reading is infinitely easier to do outdoors than any computer-based work. A recent conquest was Rise of the Iron Moon by Stephen Hunt. I’ll admit, I grabbed this one because I liked … Continue reading

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Review: Worthenshaw’s Freedom chocolate ice cream

This review has been a long time coming; it probably wouldn’t have happened if not for two things: I am an impulse food buyer, and TMM is rubbish at cleaning out the fridge. As it stands, there is a six-month … Continue reading

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Book Review: Confessions of a GP

The book: Confessions of a GP The author: “Dr. Benjamin Daniels” The words I still don’t understand: locum. Picked this book up in my latest library run. I’m glad I did as I felt extraordinarily cheated by the musical episode … Continue reading

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In praise of the clearance avocado

As a native Californian (note, the appropriate use) there are quite a few things I miss living in the UK, and I’ve ridden more than my share of waves of homesickness. Unsurprisingly, a lot of it’s related to food, and … Continue reading

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