the perfect cup of tea

brown not beige: finding the perfect cup of tea

As every good chalet girl knows, first impressions are important. As a host I hope to welcome guests into their home from home for the week with well-scrubbed floors, rich aromas, flickering candle-light and sparkling glasses. This charming picture also helps to to distract from the fact I may have drunk one too many glasses [...]

extreme allergies

extreme allergies: snow faddy guests here!

Some people are allergic to shit. I get it. In researching this post I came across some fairly horrific photos of the effects of nut allergy. When I say research I mean procrastinating when writing. Anyway, I understand and even sympathise with those poor sods whose throats swell up and whose skin becomes a mass [...]

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