Category Archives: cooking

Dentist to the Vampire Profession


My introduction to the  market I have made my own, possibly owing to a lack of other surviving candidates, is as a dentist to the Vampire Profession. As with many things, my opening came by chance. I was taking a … Continue reading

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Moroccan Grub


Ok, straight to the point, get it out there, make it known, I’ve had a small ‘gig’ as the PR Advisor to the above restaurant on account of I know the owner and my greed is a matter of public … Continue reading

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Preparing For A Dinner Party: A Guide for the Unsophisticated.


On Saturday we are having two couples to dinner. More interestingly, from my point of view, and for reasons I might make clearer later in the post, one couple is staying the night, thus opening the portal through to Breakfast Heaven. Firstly, the … Continue reading

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Seasonal Good Wishes


It’s that time of year again, and for the third time, which makes me feel antique in Blogging terms, I wish one and all a very warm and lovely Christmas, and New Year. I have been fortunate to have made … Continue reading

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Drama at the Womberlater


At eight and three quarter months the baby was developing normally, and now the light above the machine was changing to green, which meant she could insert the chip of personality traits and abilities she wished her child to enjoy. Gone, … Continue reading

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The Rosewood School For Young Vampires


At the Rosewood School for Young Vampires, where the curtains are always drawn against anything but knowledge, Tommy Fang, a comparatively new boy at the age of eighty , was sitting in a solitary position at the back of the school … Continue reading

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The Origin of St Cuthbert’s Steak Pies


‘Bilgburger McGrath, whose nickname was derived from his habit of  resting near the drains, eating beef burgers after extended discussions  with an intriguing ale or two ,had undergone a renewal of purpose: he had entered the doors of St Cuthbert’s church for the first time, to seek ordination.  Although … Continue reading

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Forays Into Marketing and The Power of Sausages


Some of you may know I have been busy recently writing a book, and some of you will be astonished to know I have now finished it, and am about ready to send it off for the traditional mauling by … Continue reading

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Surprising Musical Interludes


Last weekend we went on a little trip and, among other pleasant experiences, paid a visit to the church where my daughter is  getting married next year. I was introduced to the Vicarene and had a good chance to look … Continue reading

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Just a Creme Brulee !


As time passes, and we leave the sheltered anchorages of our youth, lurking behind the cover provided by a couple of exam certificates, and  assembled competences, a bungler sometimes lurks within us, wondering if its safe to come out . It … Continue reading

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