#BreadlineChallenge – Day 2 {4 Frugal Recipes for under £2.10}

Breadline Challenge Day2

Food Cycle fundraising total so far: £90 I really struggled yesterday. I knew I loved my coffee but I had no idea I actually had a physical addiction to it. That was quite an eye-opener. I managed the whole day yesterday with no caffeine but my work suffered. I have a lot of freelance writing to be catching up with this week and it was such a struggle to form each individual sentence yesterday. I'm sure yesterday's blog post on the challenge ...

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Recipes

Breadline Challenge Day 1

#BreadlineChallenge Day 1 – Caffeine Withdrawal

Living off less than £2.10 each day for food and drink while raising awareness of UK food poverty. This week I am taking the Food Cycle Breadline Challenge to help raise awareness of UK food poverty and raise money for Food Cycle's food hubs located around the country. They take surplus food, ...

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Banana Nut Protein Smoothie

Banana Nut Protein Smoothie

A vegan post workout protein smoothie. Dear Reader, I have a confession to make. I've become fat. I'd always been one of those skinny people. When I left high school I weighed just over 7 stone. I was very active: swimming, cycling, skateboarding, horseback riding, climbing (and ...

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Crafts

Jack Skellington Crochet Spider Cat Toy

Jack Skellington Crochet Spider Cat Toy

Because even kitties deserve a Halloween treat! The clocks went back in the UK last night. Yesterday, after dropping DD off at her best friend's birthday party, I drove home in torrential wind and rain. It was pitch black by 6 pm. With the clocks going back an hour I awoke this morning at my usual time just after 7 am, which means just after 6 am in the morning GMT. It's just a hop skip and a ...

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Adventures

Orkney Shetland map 1642

X is for… χάρτης khartēs

χάρτης khartēs - Greek for map I love maps, especially old maps. There's something romantic and adventurous about them, not to mention the fact some of them can be beautiful works of art, like the one pictured above. Several years (2011 to be precise) ago I had a notion to make an old ...

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Unst Storm Force 9

V is for… Valhalla

a place of honour, glory, or happiness : heaven I spent nearly three hours in Valhalla earlier this week. True story. This week I have been travelling the length and breadth of my island home seeking out foodie stories and photographs for a local magazine piece I am writing. I found myself ...

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Up Helly Aa

U is for… Up Helly Aa

It took me awhile to come up with a photograph for this week's Alphabet Photography Project by Charly over at PodCast. This week the letter is U. My photo was nearly "unusual" a photograph I snapped on my iPhone the other day while leaving a taster session at Hay's Dock cafe restaurant for their ...

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