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More Obligatory Clothes Shopping

I’ve never really liked tight fitting clothes – even when I was a lot slimmer I generally preferred to go for clothing that gave me freedom of movement. Basically I don’t like feeling that I’m stuck in a straitjacket! But there’s a big difference between “loose” and so “baggy” that you nearly break your neck. […]

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kitchen view of my new house in Carlow, Ireland, December 2016

Setting up my new Kitchen

I recently bought a house, so for the last while I’ve been working on getting it ready and moving my stuff into it. As someone who enjoys cooking getting the kitchen setup the way I want is key. The house I’ve been in for the last 13 years has a very spacious kitchen, but it […]

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Ham For Adults Only?

Spotted in Aldi, Carlow this evening. Yes, that’s jamón serrano, which is Spanish cured ham. They’re selling a full size leg and miniature version in Aldi, which includes the ham holder stand and the knife. I suspect that they’ve labelled the ham as “over 18” because of the knife that’s included in the package. However […]

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