Monthly Archives: March 2011

Midnight express

You’ll be ecstatic I’m sure to know that Famale met the second of this week’s midnight essay deadlines. So now I don’t give a grazing sheep if I never see the words ‘property law’ for the rest of my life. … Continue reading

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Stir-crazy

I have been cooped up in the house for what seems like decades apart from the odd reluctant sojourn to tutorials where people actually sit with blank pieces of paper, not even pretending to have any answers. Mamma and Papa … Continue reading

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Gin soaked

Normally I’m a Gordon’s girl, but sometimes the occasion calls for a bit of Bombay Sapphire. Last night, partially comatose with footnoting, I made a cracking curry with my take on Bombay potatoes. Never being one for a recipe, I … Continue reading

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This charming man

If only Famale could have just one of Bradley Cooper’s pills in Limitless, she could get these essays out of the way and on to batch no.2 (essays, not baking). Yesterday Don and I went to Lucky 7 on Bath … Continue reading

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Convention rights

The rules on Italian pesto should be laid down in the European Convention on Human Rights. In fact, I’m surprised they’re not. My experience of pesto pre-Italy was when we discovered it as first year art students and put it … Continue reading

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The domino effect

One scone leads to another scone which leads to the feeling of complete and utter doughiness. Now I’ve mastered the art of the scone, I decided to ‘go large’. Good training for when I have to work in McDonalds when … Continue reading

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Gabs

Yesterday after a bizarre Australian lecturer with a too-low top spoke to us about the codification of the law of tort in New South Wales, it was definitely time for some afternoon drinking. The sun was out, I was on … Continue reading

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Can’t buy me, love

I can’t decide whether I like Nigel Slater or not. It’s not even a question of a love/hate relationship – it’s more tolerance and apathy. A bit like student protests. I’ve been called every variation of ‘mouthy’, which when transposed … Continue reading

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Positive prescription

Tonight for company I have my laptop, a cup of tea and Professor Kenneth Reid’s The Law of Property in Scotland. The keyboard of my much-beloved Mac is still sticky from when I accidentally poured Lucozade over it last week. … Continue reading

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Hang me up to dry

Waiting for the bank to open at 9am this morning with an odd couple and a crazy man with a suitcase full of anti-government magazines and dirty hands was not helping my residual queasiness. But by some good fortune, the … Continue reading

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