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How to Clean Stainless Steel

I confess that I like the look of my stainless steel...

How to Clean Crystal

I don’t why I still keep my crystal wine glasses. Nostalgia,...

View from inside oven
How to Clean the Oven

Some people always have shiny clean ovens. My neighbour, Voula, who...

How to Clean the Sink

My sink holds dirty dishes and standing rinsing water. I clean...

Caramelised Onions in the Slow Cooker

Caramelised Onions are certainly good news but, gosh, what a boring...

How to Make Garam Masala

Garam Masala, the dry-spice mixture very popular in Indian cuisine, is...

hard boiled egg
How to Hard Boil an Egg

It’s easy enough to boil an egg isn’t it? You may...

Make Curry Powder
How to Make Curry Powder

As a child I imagined there was a plant, a friendly,...

How to sterilise jars

Heat oven to 280F / 160C fan/gas 1. Wash the jars...

Quick Cooking Tips

Basic Cooking Tips Take the time to actually read recipes through...

Quick Cleaning Tips

Kitchen Half a lemon stored in your fridge controls and eliminates...

I want to be a Ninja

I nearly fell of my kitchen chair when I saw the...

50 years of Dollars and Cents
Happy Birthday Dollar Bill

Golly if you remember pounds, shillings and pence you’re as old...

Be Prepared to Meet your Past

It was one of those mornings when I hadn’t tried very...

There’s Nothing Better than Real Homemade Jam

By pure luck I found this incredible stall in Queens Parade,...

A City Hunts a Murderer

You wouldn’t think the story of a child murderer would lend...

1983
1983

I didn’t know they made good TV shows in Poland. I...

Wallander, which one is your favourite?

Henning Mankell, novelist extraordinaire I first found Henning Mankell through his...

Tacky TV

So I watched the pilot of Reign. After the first 10...

Cinderella's stepsisters
Look Ma, No Hands!

Prince Andrew has responded to ongoing questions about a photo of...

I demand a DNA test

Has anyone run a DNA test on Prince Harry? Is it...

Harry is more than a Hoon

Harry has a bit of a PR problem. (It’s to do...

Another Corpse at the Queen’s back door

It’s way past time that the Queen’s gardeners did a thorough...

Wooden Jesus

Both Jesus and Mary love wood. Here’s a selection and if...

Apparition of Pontmain

In which the BVM saves a little hamlet from the advances...

Holy Toes of Jesus

The Church of Our Lady of Velankanni, in Mumbai, has a...

Repent!

The end is nigh! A total solar eclipse in August 2017...

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