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Turkey Roast

Now I haven’t cooked a roast dinner since Christmas when I set the smoke alarm off again. Photo: our 2017 Christmas dinner here. It’s not that I haven’t wanted to, just that we still have an iffy cooker and I … Continue reading

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Project Porthole

As everyone has seen in the movies, most boats have portholes. Pictures: our bedroom complete with metal trimmed portholes. Our boat has four portholes with opening tops, 2 oblong windows with opening tops and sliding sides in the kitchen, and … Continue reading

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Bob a Job (not)

Showing my age a bit now with Bob a Job week which was actually reintroduced in the UK in May this year after a twenty year absence. These days though, a bob (one shilling, a twentieth of a pre decimal … Continue reading

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