Tag Archives: Enid Blyton

A comical signature dish

I’m used to watching Masterchef on TV and feeling teeny pangs of failure and regret, realising that “Oh noooo!” my mille feuille didn’t have enough layers or my tarte tartin should have been puff pastry not shortcrust. To my deep … Continue reading

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Uncle Al

Can it be true that memories from childhood are more vivid and enduring than most of the others? If they are, that would explain my lifelong fondness for my Uncle Al. He was my favourite uncle. I’ve got other uncles … Continue reading

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