Monthly Archives: August 2012

Too hot to eat

The last few weeks I’ve been away from Glasgow, in countries that are considerably hotter than Scotland. We made it to a toasty 36 degrees in the Netherlands one day. Everyone complained and succumbed to general lethargy, but secretly we … Continue reading

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More perks of staying with your parents

Last week I wrote about the delights of staying at my parents’ for a while: exploiting them and making them pay for my ridiculous ingredients. Well, it doesn’t stop there. In addition to ingredients I don’t usually buy myself, I … Continue reading

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At the parental unit

It’s summer, uni’s over, and I’m staying with my parents in the Netherlands. I love staying with my parents, for sundry reasons, the foremost being that they’re really great. They’re lovely folks and I like to hang out with them, … Continue reading

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The wettest summer ever.

This year was the first time I decided to spend the whole summer in Scotland. Unfortunately, this summer has also been the wettest summer recorded in Scotland since people have started recording exactly how wet or dry summers are. Remember … Continue reading

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A book, for lack of a lover

When I was in Paris a few weeks ago, I bought this nifty wee cookbook in the Institute du Monde Arabe. I hardly speak French, but I figured learning it from a cookbook would be the second most pleasant and … Continue reading

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