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My beloved orchid and me

Life in the House of Phin has been bonkers lately, so here’s a nice calming photo of my orchid. This is the only plant I’ve ever owned that has survived my ‘care’. The orchid turns five years old this year … Continue reading

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How to roll your eggs

As a northern person living in the south, one of the oddest things I am asked about at this time of year is the Easter tradition of egg rolling. Growing up, I assumed that everyone rolled eggs at Easter, and … Continue reading

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Good things

Hello! Let’s all shout a massive ‘HOORAY!’ at two excellent men from the House of Phin: First up, Mr Christopher, who celebrated his 33rd birthday with cake and wine and a bundle of proofing. His mum sent us some fantastic … Continue reading

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Back in the day: Feb 2nd 2005

Found a big folder of archived blog posts from years and years ago, so I thought I’d post a few for your amusement/my humiliation. This one is from February 2nd 2005, which makes me 24 years old at the time. … Continue reading

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Two fluffy things

Lady Bonnifer Bonnington of Bathgate I had a whirlwind trip to Scotland last week, where I was treated to mum’s excellent food,  a birthday shopping trip and breakfast in bed. Bonnie graciously shared her bed with me: Team Tap go … Continue reading

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Friday, I’m in gloves

Hello! I must say, I’m enjoying this cooler weather. It’s cool and fresh and everyone looks great in coats. Here are some other Friday things to enjoy: Shandy Look, I don’t care what you think; I’ve been drinking shandy lately. … Continue reading

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Hap hap hap hap

It’s our anniversary! Seven years, and neither of us has thrown a shoe at the other yet. Nice work, everyone!

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