Monthly Archives: December 2013

Our Christmas tree: We get real

For this coming Christmas, we decided to make a brave decision about having a tree, despite our cat. So we have bought an actual Christmas tree, and have placed it in our actual house, where our actual cat Scooter could … Continue reading

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My fast French Peking Duck

As November drew to a close in our village — sometimes rainy, sometimes just overcast, usually cold — there’s lots of  time for thinking. How much firewood will we go through this winter? What will be on the menu for … Continue reading

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