Author Archives: Cass

Perfection is Overrated

Tweet“If you look for perfection, you’ll never be content.” ― Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina Hello, my name is Cass and I’m a perfectionist.  Or rather, a recovering perfectionist. Are you, like me, one those people who, when asked in a job interview … Continue reading

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His and Hers at Eastnor Pottery

TweetThere’s something quite nice about making things with your hands, getting a bit grubby and being creative. Earlier this year we went up to Eastnor for a long weekend and stayed in a cottage in the middle of no where. … Continue reading

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Chicken Noodle Soup

TweetIt’s soup season! Cold nights curled up on the sofa call for a lovely big bowl of steaming soup. After I made my Chinese-style roasted ham, I used the resulting stock to make some rather delicious chicken noodle soup. I … Continue reading

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Chinese-Style Roasted Ham

TweetI’ve taken to roasting my own ham this year and recently tried something different. Although I do prefer my good old honey and mustard version, Chinese-style wasn’t too bad either (and very, very easy). Same method as before, but this … Continue reading

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‘Tis the Season of Christmas TV Adverts

TweetIn recent years we seemed to have developed a new phenomenon – the Christmas TV advert. This regular showdown, typically kicking off around mid November, is normally dominated by the two usual suspects, John Lewis and Marks & Spencer. This … Continue reading

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