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May 16th, 2017

The edges of things

Where the mountains meet sky Where rocks break sea Where skin touches skin And breath is breathed in Where a knife’s edge curls wood Where hands shape clay Where thought becomes form And beauty is made Where minds grow invention Where pen marks page Where words start stories And ink bleeds and fades Where streams […]

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Feb 1st, 2017

25 years

I don’t know what he’s grinning about, he’d forgotten my ring. I wore stupid feet hurting shoes. It was all terribly traditional, church wedding, Dad walked me down the aisle. I think this was one of the solemn bits. I’m not very good at solemn. We’re both reasonably good at being grinning idiots though. And then […]

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Jan 16th, 2017

It’s just a poem, ok. Mostly.

I don’t want to be angry any more, or sad, or exhausted I don’t want to feel resentment or despair Irritation, disappointment Fear But I can’t walk away I can’t not see, not know, not care I think I remember how to be happy Content At peace But I do not know how to get […]

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Jul 11th, 2016

Winterfest 2016 – The Peasant’s Feast

The Revolting Peasants were persuaded by nefarious means (ok, Andrew asked me and I said yes) to provide a Saturday night feast for the Winterfest reenactors. We were catering for 100 people. I did my usual thing, when it comes to cooking stuff, of reading lots of different recipes and using an idea from this […]

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May 29th, 2016

Ham and cheese scrolls

A photo posted by Mim (@mimblespix) on May 21, 2016 at 2:59am PDT Dough – from bread machine recipe for pull apart bread 2 teaspoons dry yeast 500g bread flour 1 tablespoon sugar 2 teaspoons salt 1 1/2 tablespoons dry milk powder 25g butter 360ml water 2 tablespoons tomato paste Garlic powder Oregano Basil Diced […]

Feb 16th, 2016

Antici…..pation

In the midst of a silly thing that I am doing on Instagram and Tumblr (at Calmly Colouring), with a colouring book and Black Books quotes, I did a slightly sillier thing over the course of seven days. It went like this. Heh. Heh. Look. Bernard… #thelittlebookofcolouringforcalm #blackbooks #waitforit #nospoilers A photo posted by Mim […]