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Mar.07.2011 - 3:54 am
First impressions: The sun glared bright and not a cloud was in the sky. The streets were alive with bustling shoppers: Mothers and buggies; entwined courting couples; pin-striped...
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Dec.23.2010 - 12:53 pm
 Tapenade Noire   My favourite holiday recipe comes straight from the heart of France.  First, to help create the mood, picture a Citroen 2 CV, the colour of wet straw, meandering...
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Nov.24.2010 - 10:23 am
My mother, bless, speaks to herself when gardening.  I can see her now, head down and muttering away as she snips at the bush in the front, tugs at weeds out the back, and...
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Oct.21.2010 - 9:19 am
It was on a dried out school playing field that had bleached to the colour of pale mustard.  It began with eight boys on the starting line of a hundred metres running track.  Each...
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