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I'm Ruth. I am married to Luke, my very artistic husband. We live in the beautifully diverse city of Bradford, West Yorkshire.
Currently I work as an Optometrist, but love travelling and cooking, which are the main themes of this blog.
Every week I blog a recipe which I have made, adapted or created on my FOODY FRIDAY posts.
You can read lots about my adventures in New Zealand, as well as my adventures in Brazil, Malawi, Egypt, & the Isles of Scilly.
I also love photography, researching my family history and playing the clarinet and piano.
In (British) summer 2012, my husband and I travelled around New Zealand in a campervan. We visited a number of film locations and this was ...
In Spring 2016, my husband was talking to his brother who was on a journey to veganism and he shared a documentary with my husband called Co...
Essencia is Portuguese for essence & means: Nature Soul Being Lifeblood For some time, I've been on a journey t...
Ingredients: 5 chicken thighs 2 medium aubergines 2 onions 4 carrots 75g sultanas 75g apricots 2 chicken oxo cubes in 5...
Today was another very exciting day...our trip to Hobbiton (for those who do not know it is the place where the Hobbits live in Lord of the ...