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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 33

My eyesight has deteriorated to the point where I now need a guide if I am racing where there is mixed terrain.  I made a silly back card to jolly myself along about it  which you can see at the bottom of this post (I loosely based it on the …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 26

The NoObesity Apps paper which I submitted for FTC18 has been accepted. Seriously. I know, I can hardly believe it either! Now there’s just the not inconsiderable issues of funding to overcome.  Health Education England have offered to contribute a third of my travel and conference fees, and I have …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 25

This has been a week of nots. I’ve not managed to finish my final version of “Death by Meths” yet, and it’s due on the 11th May which is giving me the screaming abdabs. I like to have my assignments completed well in advance….just in case my computer breaks/I get …

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Banana, date and walnut loaf

This loaf is sweet and delicious -perfect with an afternoon cup of tea or for a weekend breakfast treat. Best of all it uses up banana that have turned black and it’s very simple to make. Ingredients 100g coconut sugar 2tsp dairy free margarine 1tsp flax flour made up with …

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Peach cupcakes

Cupcake batter: 1 small – med banana and enough dairy free margarine to add up to a combined weight of 75g 150g light brown sugar 225g plain flour 1/2 tsp bicarbonate of soda 1 tsp baking powder 200ml unsweetened plant milk 75ml vegetable oil 1 tsp vanilla Frosting: 75g dairy …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 22

Bit late posting this today, but I’ve been busy baking for an event tomorrow. Meanwhile, in doctorate land I’ve realised that I need to ensure my research question(s) investigate whether my VRLE is leading to improvements in patient care and safety. So, I’ve made those changes now, and will use …

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“Doing” a Doctorate – week 21

While I am supposed to be working on my second assignment – Methods and Methodologies – I have instead done more baking than usual this week. It is seriously the best METHOD of procrastination ever – haha, see what I did there? I wonder if I could change my EdD …

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Lemon Ginger Torte

Fire-y ginger cushioned with sweet lemon – my vegan torte recipe is a flavour bomb. Ingredients for cake: 200g dairy free margarine 400g dark brown sugar 300ml plant milk 450g plain flour 7 tsp ground ginger 3 tsp allspice 2 tsp bicarb of soda 1 tsp baking soda 1 large …

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Poppyseed and pomegranate cake

This cake is light, floofaaaay and vegan! So you can triply enjoy being an omnomnomivore. Ingredients 225g dairy free margarine 300g sugar 435g flour 2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp baking soda 1/4 tsp salt 400ml plantbased milk mixed with 2 tsp vinegar. Set aside five minutes to curdle. 1 small carrot finely grated Zest of …

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Mince Pie Cake

When I asked my husband what kind of birthday cake he wanted me to bake him this year, he said: “mince pie”! So I baked him a mincemeat flavoured cake topped with mini mince pies. This is best made a day in advance but can be made on the day …

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