Category: vegetables

Week 52/2021: the last week of the year

Week 52/2021: Week of 27 December 2021 The last week of the year I had a break from work this week, which was beyond nice. It meant I didn’t have to go out. If you’ve been following along these past few weeks you’ll know that I’ve not been in...

Week 46/2021: a frustrating week

Week of 15 November 2021 A frustrating week Following last week’s post about building in buffer and recovery periods during your day so you can come to your work at your fullest capacity, this week has felt like a continuation of the last two. I’ve felt like I have...

week 45/2021: a life without problems?

Week 45, week of 8 November 2021 A life without problems? Sometimes it’s cool how, when there’s a message you need to hear, it comes at you from more than one place, and shakes you about a bit and says “hey, listen to this!” So this week, someone said...

in praise of rocket and asparagus

In last week’s post, I mentioned I’d ticked two more vegetables off my In Praise of Veg list. Rocket On Saturday night, I had dinner with Kramstable and made him one of his favourite dishes, carbonara. I got this great recipe from a friend a few years ago and...

Week 43/2021: one of those weeks

Week of 25 October 2021 One of those weeks After our lockdown and a lovely day off last week, I was going to say things went more or less back to normal this week, but I don’t like the word normal and I’m trying to eliminate it from my...

Week 39/2021: gnocchi revisited

Week 39: Week of 27 September 2021 21 for 2021 update Vegetable of the week (thing 2) Thing 2 is to choose a different vegetable every week from Alice Zaslavsky’s book In Praise of Veg and make a recipe from the book using that vegetable. Remember a few weeks...

Week 37/2021: the compelling frame

Week 37/2021: Week of 13 September 2021 What did I want to do better this week? Be more mindful and observant, and start to develop my capacity to explore. So, how did that go then? As I said last week, I’m struggling to remember to do it. This week...

Week 32/2021: celeriac and leeks

Week 32/2021: Week of 9 August 2021 What did I want to do better this week? This week I wanted to continue trying to get back into my habit of regular morning walks. I guess I’d never really lost the habit, I’d just started to miss a few days,...

Week 30/2021: chow mein

Week 30/2021: Week of 26 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? After turning all my alarms off, I wanted to get up a bit earlier and go for a walk in the morning. So, how did that go then? I kind of didn’t do...

Week 29/2021: all the beans

Week 29: week of 19 July 2021 What did I want to do better this week? I’ve been focusing on my sleep again this week. Taking the baby steps approach. So, how did that go then? I had a bit of an interruption mid-week for some medical stuff, which...