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The oddest dream..

I don't usually remember dreams but I've just woken up from an ace one my buddies from afternoon play will appreciate:

My schoolgirl self, and naturally an old school friend I've not seen in a decade, were picked, along with other girls of about 14/15 to join a secret elite, girls only board game academy / boarding school - the mission statement of the place was to make us excel at strategy boardgames like Carcassonne, Settlers & Monopoly in order to shape a generation of women capable of running the county, Enders Game style...

I think it sounds epic, anyone want to buy the film rights....

200 cookbooks milestone

originally posted on wormella.com
I've reached a bit of a milestone in my effort to catalogue the cookbook collection - I've reached 200 titles - there's a couple more, but I'm almost grateful it's not close to 300 I thought we had - that does seem a little obscene.
I'm not done, I need to cross reference, some how, and work out which ones I've missed - and any new ones will get added of course - I've also started actually using it, noting successful recipes I cook out of them (and trying to get Pete to do the same).
It's also proved my initial theory that blogging and tagging does make for a pretty useful inventory system you can access from anywhere.

200 Cookbook on Nombooks

I've reached a bit of a milestone in my effort to catalogue the cookbook collection - I've reached 200 titles - there's a couple more, but I'm almost grateful it's not close to 300 I thought we had - that does seem a little obscene.
I'm not done, I need to cross reference, some how, and work out which ones I've missed - and any new ones will get added of course - I've also started actually using it, noting successful recipes I cook out of them (and trying to get Pete to do the same).
It's also proved my initial theory that blogging and tagging does make for a pretty useful inventory system you can access from anywhere.

Vintage NomBook - My Kitchen

Author: Mrs Shantaben Anubhai Patel


This is an independently produced cookbook my mother in law gave us as part of an indian curry set (balti dishes, food warmer etc) - She 's a local woman in Swindon who'se written down all of her family recipes.

Vintage NomBook - The Food Processor Cookbook

Yep, It's a cookbook about using your food processor - lots of recipes for smooth things like dips