Monthly Archives: April 2012

Z is for Zesty Lactofree Lemon Drizzle Cake

I subscribed to Baked & Delicious sometime ago, and with the advent of Lactofree spreadable, and now Lactofree cream, I have been delightedly plunging into the recipes and converting them into lactose-free goodness.  I love tart, zesty tastes, and this … Continue reading

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Y is for Lactofree Yule Log

To celebrate Yule, I like to take a Yule Log to enjoy with those who will be sharing my day.  Last year (somewhat optimistically!) I thought I would like to make my own. Ingredients 5 large eggs, separated 1/8 tsp … Continue reading

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X is for Xenophile

Xenophobia is the fear or hatred of foreigners, or that which is foreign or strange.  I myself am delighted to enjoy the exact opposite: Xenophily. I have always enjoyed travelling – it doesn’t matter where I am, I always get … Continue reading

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W is for Wiccan Rede

The word Rede is from middle English and means advice or counsel.  The shorter and more well-known version of the Wiccan Rede is “An’ it harm none, do as thou will” – in essence, if you are harming none, do … Continue reading

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V is for Valley of the Kings

The Valley of the Kings lies in a deep ravine surrounded by high cliffs and dominated by a natural pyramid-shaped peak. The Kings were buried with their wealth in the belief that they could take it with them into the … Continue reading

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U is for Unfinished Obelisk

Amongst the hills south of Aswan there is a quarry which once provided the Egyptians with red granite for their temples, and within the quarry lies an unfinished obelisk. Three sides of the obelisk had been completed before a flaw … Continue reading

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T is for Tallinn

Tallinn Old Town is the beautiful medieval centre of Tallinn City consisting of picturesque cobblestone streets, church spires, and market squares surrounded by an ancient town wall dating back to the fourteenth century. The Holy Spirit Church is a radiant … Continue reading

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