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About Spider

Hi! I am me, I do stuff online. And sometimes offline too. Hanging about in the garden, playing with my food. You know. Do what Spider's do. I also read a lot.

My March 2020 reads

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March hasn’t been a great month for reading, as I was ill for two weeks. And with the first bad wave of Covid-19 hitting us in the Netherlands too, it was hard to concentrate at first. But still, I read 4 books! And that is better than nothing at all. I even collected some stars for my #startonyourshelfathon challenge. There… Read more »

Lemon and poppy seed muffins

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Oops, a day late! That Easter weekend seems to get my days confused, but I didn’t forget. It was time to use my muffin tin again. Now that we won’t be going to the shops so often anymore and clearing out the cabinets made me discover I have 13 kinds of flour waiting for me, I try to bake something… Read more »

The allotment: spring tour

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It has been quiet at the blog lately, due to being ill for two weeks, the current happenings in the world and me exploring being an introvert there wasn’t much time I felt like publicly writing. March is normally a very busy month for me, lot’s of family birthdays and the start of the growing season coming together while work… Read more »

My February 2020 reads and #StartOnYourShelfathon update

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O wow this month went FAST! Of course it is a couple of days shorter, even though we had one day more this February, but it went by so fast I was having a hard time keeping up with myself and my schedules. For reading I luckily don’t have a schedule. And even though it was “just” 29 days I… Read more »

Broccoli and salmon quiche

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It’s time to harvest the purple sprouting broccoli. I love growing this vegetable, even though it does take a long while from seed to harvest. It grows slow and seems dormant for a long time of the year, but you can grow them in pots until a spot opens up in the garden during summer and just when you feel… Read more »