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George Clooneys Rival ?

The second instalment of My Ultimate Bacon Sandwich video has now been posted and is available for your viewing pleasure at If you don’t know about this project, its where I have made a video trilogy breaking down a bacon sandwich … Continue reading

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An ingredient too far. We try it.

 A couple of weeks ago a colleague of my daughters mentioned that she had been served at a hotel Smoked Butter, and how she had enjoyed it. When I first heard about it I was sceptical and I could see … Continue reading

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Now that is unusual

In my workshop I get used to being asked to make unusual things, as a heritage craftsmen I meet a wide selection of interesting folk all of whom need interesting things made which they cant get anywhere else. If you … Continue reading

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Its time for an experiment

Last weekend I created my stone lined fire basket and very popular it is too. As always there is a video and that’s just been published, so if you would like to see a middle aged man at the height of … Continue reading

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We can all breath out

Every husband or boyfriend will know of that moment of fear and dread just before you hand over “the present”. By day whilst we may not all be captains of industry, but we are decisive, and capable of making decisions. Until it involves … Continue reading

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Its a Secret!

Once again valentines day approaches and a gentleman’s fancy turns to romance. So what do you get your beloved, particularly  if you have been together for a few years and your starting to run out of inspiration. I had that problem a couple … Continue reading

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Do you admit to a mistake

As every father will tell you, your family in particular  your children are your harshest critics. Triumphs which anywhere else would be celebrated, in the family home are just accepted, however mistakes are cherished and never forgotten. Alas today is … Continue reading

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