Throwback Friday to when I went to a ddmix dance class with Dame Darcey Bussell in the Isle of Wight

Throwback Friday to when I went to a ddmix dance class with Dame Darcey Bussell in the Isle of Wight.
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@dadinasagger

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@dadinasagger

Monday

Monday. .
Good morning.
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Forward with strength and positive mindset.
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Good morning.
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Forward with strength and positive mindset.
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Homemade spaghetti alla vongole

Homemade spaghetti alla vongole. (spaghetti with clams) .
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Ingredients for the sauce: chopped shallots, garlic, fennel, chillies, fresh parsley.
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All the above ingredients shallow fried in extra virgin olive oil until soft and the shallots translucent. .
I then added the clams to the pan (rinsed first in cold water to make sure they shut before cooking) and also a little extra boiling water.
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Simmered for a few minutes until the clams all opened.
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Then added the pre-cooked and rinsed( to get rid of the starchiness) wheatfree/ gluten free spaghetti into the sauce.
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Finally more extra virgin olive oil and fresh parsley leaves.
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Yummy, healthy, simple and quick.
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(spaghetti with clams) .
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Ingredients for the sauce: chopped shallots, garlic, fennel, chillies, fresh parsley.
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All the above ingredients shallow fried in extra virgin olive oil until soft and the shallots translucent. .
I then added the clams to the pan (rinsed first in cold water to make sure they shut before cooking) and also a little extra boiling water.
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Simmered for a few minutes until the clams all opened.
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Then added the pre-cooked and rinsed( to get rid of the starchiness) wheatfree/ gluten free spaghetti into the sauce.
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Finally more extra virgin olive oil and fresh parsley leaves.
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Yummy, healthy, simple and quick.
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With thanks to the talented @rory_photo

With thanks to the talented @rory_photo .
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A great photographer to hire when you would like to be captured in your best light at age 64. Absolutely no edit, filters or photoshop used.
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Just great photographic direction and flattering lighting.
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A great photographer to hire when you would like to be captured in your best light at age 64. Absolutely no edit, filters or photoshop used.
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Just great photographic direction and flattering lighting.
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#tbthursday With love from me to you

With love from me to you.
Happy Valentines day.
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Even if you don't have a Valentine or someone special in your life you can still have a wonderful day and have gratitude for everything you do have - your health, your family, your friends and all those little things that bring you happiness and joy in your life.
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Don't look at everyone else's Instafeeds wishing you have what they appear to have.
You don't know what's really going on in their life.  Their feed is not necessarily their reality.
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Happy Valentines day.
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Even if you don’t have a Valentine or someone special in your life you can still have a wonderful day and have gratitude for everything you do have – your health, your family, your friends and all those little things that bring you happiness and joy in your life.
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Don’t look at everyone else’s Instafeeds wishing you have what they appear to have.
You don’t know what’s really going on in their life. Their feed is not necessarily their reality.
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