General Ramblings

General posts about life

Lemon and Herb Chicken Recipe

I have recently been searching for recipes that use up lemons as I seem to have a lot of lemons in my fruit bowl at the moment. Last week I made Lemon Tea Bread which…

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Holiday Diaries

When I think of Summer holidays as a child I always remember long sunny days spent outdoors. We spent lots of our time roaming round, playing outside with a tent pitched in the garden which…

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Thirty Ways to Save £1

Who can remember these? £1 notes. It is incredible to think that these were replaced with £1 coins thirty years ago. The official anniversary of the £1 coin is 21st April, 2013. In 1983 the…

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The Birthplace of Thomas Telford

Thomas Telford was a civil engineer in the early 19th Century. He is well known for creating bridges and aqueducts many of which can be found in Shropshire. You can still see much of his…

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Ten Things I Love About Spring

I woke up this morning and for once it really felt like Spring. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, the skies were blue. There is still a nip in the air but I…

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