Monthly Archives: May 2012

Lovely Jubilee

Until last year, when the country got infected with Royal Wedding and ‘Jubilympics’ fever, it probably wasn’t very cool to be considered to be a fan of the Royals, but I’ve always had a soft spot for old Liz and … Continue reading

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My First 5k

I don’t tend to make new year’s resolutions, but this year I set myself 12 things to do by the end of 2012. They’re the sort of things I’ve been meaning to do for a while but never get round … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Richard Hawley

Although I’m a Manchester girl at heart, my second home will always be in Sheffield. Richard Hawley‘s voice always takes me back there and I’m liking the heavier guitar-led sound on his new album Standing at the Sky’s Edge. This … Continue reading

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Rhubarb and Custard Cake

There are some classic taste combinations that just go together indisputably, and rhubarb and custard is one of them. I don’t know what makes it so good but something about sharp rhubarb and creamy sweet custard just ticks all the … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Fi (But Not Me)

Today is my sister Fiona‘s birthday. Yep, that’s right, the eponymous Fi of Fi & Me HAPPY BIRTHDAY SIS!!! Here’s to another of fun year of creativity and building our little handmade business. And cakes, lots of cakes. Love you! … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Ruth Theodore

This track is over two years old but I only discovered it on Tom Robinson’s 6 Music show a few weeks ago. I’ve had it bouncing round my head ever since. I thought this folky little track with its jaunty … Continue reading

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Judy’s Comes to Manchester

If something is worth getting up early on a Saturday morning for, you know it must be pretty good. And Judy’s Affordable Vintage Fair is just one such thing… Judy’s is a top-notch vintage fair which travels around the UK’s … Continue reading

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I Remember You

Do you remember a while back I told you that Fi was taking part in the Sketchbook Project? Well, the books are now ready to go on tour (across the world, no less). And I’m excited to show you a … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Arctic Monkeys

Currently on repeat in my head… Does anyone else think Alex Turner is slowly morphing into Josh Homme?

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Weekly Round-up: iPhones, leaks and useful links

1. Baz settling into his new home, 2. Pretty tulips in town, 3. Derelict mills = photo opportunities, 4. Double exposure effect in the window at night, 5. Trying to hurry spring along with a pastel dress (with grapes on … Continue reading

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