Putting all the vegetables away

Hello dear reader, and welcome to the (re)turning of a well-turned leaf.

It struck me that I have recently come perilously close to taking this little corner of the Interwebz back to it’s dark, dank hole of misery and introspection.

Let’s just accept that I’m an awful, anxiety-riddled neurotic with low self-esteem and an almost comical desperation to be liked (if it wasn’t so hideously needy). Let’s just take it as read that I’m working on it, and move on.

Shall we? (proffering his arm like a young, camply glam Mr Darcy)

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When I sit and think about it honestly, I realise I have loads 0f things I’m actually really good at. There. I said it. There’s no going back from that now.

I can turn my hand to many, many different things and make a reasonably good stab at it.

So, while I don’t get crochet (yet), I can still take comfort from the things I can do. Pardon? Yes crochet is hard. Yes, grannies do it, but they’ve had years to learn and they are bona-fide Witches!*

Still asking about crochet? Okay, I’ll try and explain how it is for me right now.

Let me put it this way, imagine tying your shoe-laces. Yep, not a great leap of the imagination, I grant you.

Now, imagine tying your shoe-laces without being allowed to touch your shoes. Oh, a little harder you say?

Now, imagine tying the laces on shoes you can’t touch… with a tent peg. Scared? You should be.

Finally, suppose I tell you that the shoes you’re tying the laces for don’t exist, because you haven’t woven them yet.

See? Witchcraft! 😉 Kate knows I’m just kidding here as I’m really looking forward to learning! And making a whole Crocheted blanket, gulp!

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Moving onwards and upwards then, for the next few posts, I’m going to talk about something that I really am good at: Cooking. Or more precisely, the enjoyment of cooking, playing with flavours and making my own small mark on the culinary world.

Travel with me dear reader, over the next few posts, and I’ll show you my tasty world…

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*Except my grannies, who are/were both lovely.

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7 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by thetrickykid on January 25th 2011 at 8:08 pm

    Will it be mushrooms?
    Fried onion rings?
    We’ll have to wait and see.

    Reply

  2. Posted by Captain caveman on January 25th 2011 at 8:49 pm

    Give me food porn

    Reply

  3. Posted by Captain caveman on January 25th 2011 at 8:52 pm

    Chilled monkey brains?

    Reply

  4. Posted by Captain caveman on January 25th 2011 at 8:53 pm

    Slit surprise?

    Reply

  5. A young, camply glam Mr Darcy?

    C’mon, how old could Mr Darcy have been in Pride and Prejudice? He must surely have been about our age.

    Thinking about it… probably nearer yours.

    Enough nit-picking, the recipe for something lovely please.

    Reply

  6. Posted by Captain caveman on January 25th 2011 at 8:56 pm

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