2011: A summary in numbers

Since my last post (not including the one today) I actually managed to make some headway into some of the things on my 30×30 list:

#2: Make or taste 30 new things.
I’ve made Candied Citrus Peel and Panforte from the excellent Gifts From The Kitchen book (here is my rather posh-looking wrapped panforte).

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A new year’s eve: throwing down the gauntlet

Apologies for the pause in posts. I’d like to say it’s because I was out doing things on the blog but (although that’s true) it was more about procrastination and avoidance. If I’m not writing the blog I can’t be failing at it, right?

New Years Eve is always depressing. Not least because of the infuriating non-committal conversations I have with all of my friends that starts about a week before and ends at about 7pm on New Years Eve itself:

– what are you doing on New Years’ Eve?
– I don’t know… what are you doing?
– I might just see what everyone else is doing
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