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A whole new world

No, Famale does not do Disney. But she does now work in Edinburgh. That’s right, I am waving bye bye to my beloved west coast for the capital. A very long interview held in the Balmoral Hotel secured a brand … Continue reading

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Passing clouds

Famale has that Friday feeling, even more than usual. A fellow blogger and incredible young woman, Holly Webber, died yesterday after an extraordinarily documented battle with cancer. She was only 26 but even in her last months packed in so … Continue reading

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The bread, my sweet

Being an obsessive baker has its drawbacks. Namely: 1. Everyone expects a super-duper birthday cake on their birthday; 2. No-one makes you a birthday cake; 3. You get easily bored of baking the same things even though everyone likes them; … Continue reading

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Daddy, daddy cool

A belated happy father’s day to all the Famale fathers across the world. I took Papa Famale for a much-deserved delicious long lunch at The Sisters restaurant in Kelvingrove. And then to see his name engraved on the walls of … Continue reading

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The laziest gal in town

…”it’s simply because I’m the laziest galĀ in town.” Nina had it right. I just can’t be bothered cooking. I’m enjoying being out on the town and more importantly, the company that goes with it. I’ve had perfect pizza with Don … Continue reading

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Doctor, is there nothing I can take?

The happier a writer is, the less she writes. This is my theory, or at least an excuse. I did have a coconut craving this week though, the way normal people crave crisps or coffee. So I made coconut balls … Continue reading

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London fog

Famale went to London. She ate and ate, and has now digested. I have visited London as an adult every year for a decade, and first explored the big city when I was 13. For those who do not know … Continue reading

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Big love

Mamma Famale and I almost came to baking blows last night over the taking of the cakes out of their little rectangular tins. She said I should have used greaseproof paper, I said she should have bought some. I had … Continue reading

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Breaking point

The very small office is far too hot for tea. Which poses the question – what does one drink at work all day? Water comes in plastic cups which is entirely uncivilised. Too many Diet Cokes make me jumpy. More … Continue reading

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Sunshine on Leith

In the words of Laurie from Little Women, my recipes are “mediocre copies of another man’s genius.” The only man I take baking advice from is James Martin. Sure, he can’t read an autocue, but boy can he bake. And … Continue reading

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