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Like most Brits, I've been filling in my census form this week. (What is your job title? WRITER. Briefly describe what you do (did) in your main job. WRITING.)  I dithered more over the 'how many hours a week do you work in this employment?' question. In the last two weeks, I've written barely 500… Continue reading Fuel

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Doctor Ooh

No Graham Norton guest appearance on Doctor Who this week, though it appears some people would have preferred him to pop up distractingly in the closing moments... 😉 Public Service Announcement, for anyone still planning to enter the FABULOUS BAKE-A-BOY CHALLENGE competition (closing date is this Friday, btw): Delia's gingerbread men recipe is rubbish! Now… Continue reading Doctor Ooh

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Bake 7

I have no idea at what point the Fabulous Bake-A-Boy Challenge turned into the Fabulous Bake-the-entire-cast-of-Blake's-7 Challenge, but I suspect Heidi from GIRL MEETS CAKE would approve.  And they are rather adorable... Clockwise from the left: Cally, Avon, Vila, Jenna, Servalan, Gan, with Blake in the middle.  Before hordes of fellow nerds beat me over… Continue reading Bake 7