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Author Archives: Toni Banchini

Are the birds in my garden more discerning than Sainsbury’s shoppers?

I had an invite recently to a ‘bring-a-bottle, bring-a-dish’ picnic. Although I should have made something outstanding for it, I ran out of time, and went to our local Sainsbury’s store. They had a selection of pastries and various chicken things, mostly on a ‘buy two and save’ offer. I bought a couple of chickenContinue Reading

Isn’t that baby cute (not)

Just so’s you know … this blog wasn’t my idea. It was given to me because James and Dan think I’d more likely “get away with it”. Cowards! Apparently, it all started with two doting parents and their …

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Trick or treat

I just Googled it and read the Wikipedia article. I was stunned. It says the origins are thought to be Celtic, and ‘guising’ (visiting houses dressed up on Halloween) was first recorded in Scotland in 1895. The first recorded happening in America was …

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