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    Pesto Pinwheel Pull-Apart Bread Recipe

    I love baking. But I also hate it. It’s so much harder than you think to get something to not only taste great, but look great too. Give me a roast dinner or a hearty meal and I can make it look fantastic, but most of the time whenever I bake it always looks like someone sat on whatever I made! When we were all taking something in for a team lunch at work, I decided I’d made a fancy bread. Logically, ignoring the fact I’d never made bread in my life… Read more…

    Varekai – Cirque du Soleil at Motorpoint Arena, Nottingham

    Cirque du Soleil Varekai

    I have wanted to see Cirque du Soleil live for as long as I can remember. Performance where body not only becomes art but stretches (quite literally) beyond the realm of possibility. Cirque du Soleil has turned circus acts into a fully integrated live art show for years on end. It’s a testament to the performers that from the humble beginnings of 20 street performers in Quebec in the 80s, a huge company has grown with over 4,000 employees.  Read more…

    Things for Rainy Days

    Rainy Paris

    I love the rain. I love the smell after it rains. The sound of heavy rain on the roof at night is really satisfying. I think the rain can create some amazing scenes in the sky. I mean, look at the sky in that picture! (This was the only photo I had of a rainy day, but hey, go see all about my trip to Paris!)

    But being out IN the rain? I absolutely HATE it!

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