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F1 Bake Off – Round 8 – France

I think there’s something we can probably all agree on French patisserie is lovely.
So, for the French Grand Prix, F1 Bake Off, I thought I would try my hand at making vanilla slices.
On paper it looks fairly simple … what could possibly go wrong??
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F1 Book Club – Round 8 – France

📚 This week’s F1 Book Club, for the French Grand Prix, sees me review ‘The Elegance of the Hedgehog’ by Muriel Barbery.

The challenge 21 races, 21 countries, 21 books. This is the 8th book I’ve read.

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Canadian Grand Prix 2019

“Well that was a dull, uneventful race, with no controversy whatsoever!” said no F1 fan ever, after watching the Canadian Grand Prix 2019.
Is it any wonder that this week’s judging of the Funniest Tweet Awards was so difficult?
But, judge them I most certainly did and here are the Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards for the Canadian Grand Prix 2019: Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 7 – Canada

How do you make a blueberry grunt?

For this week’s F1 Bake off for the Canadian Grand Prix I attempt to make the Nova Scotia favourite ‘Blueberry Grunt’.

The challenge … 21 countries, 21 bakes … this is round 7 Continue reading

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F1 Book Club – Round 7 – Canada

📚 This week’s F1 Book Club sees me review ‘Mauve Desert’ by Nicole Brossard. The challenge 21 races, 21 countries, 21 books. This is the 7th book I’ve read. What did I think? … Mauve Desert by Nicole Brossard Book:    … Continue reading

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Top 10 Funniest Tweet Awards – Monaco Grand Prix 2019

Boy, did I need a cup of tea after that race! Monaco isn’t normally known for producing exciting races, but this year, although not spectacular, there was a lot of jostling, incidents and bum clenching as to whether tyres would … Continue reading

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F1 Bake Off – Round 6 – Monaco

A little (OK, much later) than usual here is this week’s F1 Bake Off challenge. A Galapian, which is a cherry, almond and candied Canteloupe melon tart, created, apparently, in the 1990s, by Alain Bouchard in the Apt region of … Continue reading

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