easter cupcakes

I had some coconut left over from baking some amazing sweet and sticky brown sugar brownies earlier this week so I decided to make the coconut lime cupcakes that I’d torn out of this month’s Tesco magazine (picked up when Jen and I went to get pizza last weekend). They are yummy! I think they…

Geneva

You will be happy and perhaps unsurprised to hear that the BBC forecast for Geneva over the weekend was wrong. It rained a wee bit during Friday night but Saturday morning dawned bright and clear with not a cloud in the sky, and that lasted till well after lunch. I headed straight for the cathedral…

Swiss adventure!

In about two hours I am off to Switzerland, for our General Assembly on Tues and Wed (I am giving a presentation on our disability advocacy work which is a wee bit scary), and a weekend of sightseeing in Geneva before that. My logisitics and tourism skills have been working overtime the last couple of…

music and dancing

Our cd player in the office broke about three weeks ago. The cd was still playing but no sound emerged. This has affected our spirit and ability to read long boring EC papers – it is just so much harder without a little Johnny Cash or Carole King to help us along. I know, our…

fasting

For Lent, I have given up playing computer games like freecell and solitaire. All the ones that come in the little Games folder on any computer. I will often turn on my computer to do something and play a few games “to relax” but realise 45 minutes I am still playing, and I hate to…