One of the things that I find really difficult is the bureaucracy and pigeonholing that goes along with disability. As a person with a disability I am expected to fit into a neat little box. There doesn’t seem to be any human element to decision … Continue reading One Size Fits All?
This recipe makes shortbread with a very mild ginger aftertaste. For a stronger ginger flavour just add a little more ground ginger. You will need: Shortbread: 150g of caster sugar 450g of plain flour 300g of butter (diced and at room temperature) 1.5 teaspoons of … Continue reading Particularly Delicious Millionaire’s Shortbread With Ginger
Yesterday we received the results of the post mortem. This is a hurdle that we’ve wanted to get past for a while. It was important to us to try to find out what happened and to know what implications there would be for future pregnancies. … Continue reading Another Hurdle
I accidentally bought this bread mix when I did some online shopping. I thought that I was just buying brown bread flour but clearly not! I decided to give the bread mix a go today and see how it turned out. The bread mix comes … Continue reading Multiseed Bread
This is a delicious healthy meal and is really easy! Ingredients: Olive oil 1 red onion (finely chopped) 2 cloves of garlic 1 x 400g can of butter beans in water (drained) 1 x 400g can of chopped tomatoes 1 red pepper (cut into small … Continue reading Butter Bean Hotpot
It’s been two months and 6 days since Lentil died. Today I left the house on my own for the first time. I also drove for the first time since April. I couldn’t drive towards the end of my pregnancy as I couldn’t reach the … Continue reading One Foot In Front Of The Other
You can either use this recipe to make 12 cupcakes (I know the term cupcakes is a bit American but I bought cupcake cases this time as they are bigger than bun or fairycake cases but smaller than muffin cases) or a 6″ cake. I … Continue reading Chocolate, Coconut and Almond Buns