Monthly Archives: April 2011

Key lime pie

The evening when mum and dad arrived we of course cooked them dinner. Their flight was slightly delayed so while I went to meet them at Paddington, Christopher prepared dinner; the cider chicken in creamy sauce. Mum and dad’s suitcases … Continue reading

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Castle Combe

Could it be more picturesque than this? I don’t think so… On Sunday morning we drove to Castle Combe not far from Bath mainly because a colleague had recommended it. She said that it was voted the most picturesque village … Continue reading

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England: The New Forest

The New Forest is a National Park not far from Southampton, and even though I have friends in the area and a colleague who has a house there, I didn’t know what to expect from our visit there. We drove … Continue reading

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England: Beautiful Bath

Bath has been on my to-visit-list for a while, and after being there for a few hours I would like to go back for a weekend. The city is beautiful, old and cosy and there is plenty to see and … Continue reading

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England: Chapel Down

The English vineyard Chapel Down is situated among rapeseed fields in the southwest corner of England – Kent. At the vineyard they sell their wines as well as other local products, i.e. cider, preserves and crackers. They also provided maps … Continue reading

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England: Kent

We’re back in London now and mum and dad are on the plane back to Southern Sweden (although they land in Denmark..). We have really enjoyed our mini break and it has been lovely to explore the UK together. The … Continue reading

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Two-root slaw

My tummy is extremely sensitive to too much fiber (or the wrong kind). It can be a hassle, but it is lovely to be pain-free after several years of constant pain. I have had to give up a few things … Continue reading

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Simple pasta

I really like fresh filled pasta such as ravioli and tortellini, but I always end up disappointed when I buy some from the supermarket. However, Italian brands found in delicatessens are great. We found this lovely mushroom tortellini at Partridge’s and … Continue reading

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Bye for now

It was dad’s birthday yesterday and today we’re leaving London for the countryside for five days. We’re starting off in Kent, driving down to the New Forest, along the coast in Dorset, up towards Somerset, through to Buckinghamshire and back … Continue reading

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Happy birthday dad!

Today is a big day; my father’s 70th birthday! And yesterday my parents arrived in London. Today we’re going to Greenwich, enjoying a boat trip on the Thames and a trip to the Maritime museum. In the evening my parents … Continue reading

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