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Sweet 16

Where I’m from, we don’t do sweet sixteen parties. My 16th year was celebrated by Famale Sister Senior sneaking me into a local pub long since shut down and introducing me to her now husband, long vodkas all round. But … Continue reading

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Green green the rashes grow

Most things in cooking are not reliable. Results don’t just depend on skill but on oven temperature, humidity and ingredients. This is why even baking, which is at its core scientific, is not always precise. Cooking for the inexperienced can … Continue reading

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Absence makes the heart grow fonder

Doing without is not a familiar concept┬áto the Famale generation. We may be cash-poor and walking into the black sea of unemployment but compared to the old people of our family trees, we’ve never had so much. This of course … Continue reading

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The last supper

My death row dinner would have to be steak and chips. If they couldn’t rustle that up, it would be my own shepherd’s pie. Even with the human rights ‘gone mental’, I doubt they would let you cook your own … Continue reading

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