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Dear Doctorate – Year 2, week 48

Dear Doctorate Diary, Two posts in one month, how lucky are you? I have submitted my transfer report and my transfer viva has been scheduled for Friday 13th Sept – good thing I am not superstitious. I very much enjoyed presenting my VRLE to the symposium delegates at parliament last …

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Tamira soup

This soup tastes of smoked spices – delicious any time of year. Ingredients 1 large butternut squash – peeled and chopped 4 med carrots – peeled and chopped 2 sticks celery – washed and chopped 2 bell peppers (any colour) – washed and chopped 1 tin chopped tomatoes plus 2 tins …

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Dear Doctorate – Year two, week 32

Dear Doctorate Diary, I have noticed an interesting correlation between my level of study and complexity of my cakes. Pre- doctorate cakes were fairly simple (naked layer cakes)  and mid doctorate cakes are much more detailed (fairy treehouse stump cake – full set of photos on Instagram). I am working …

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