This Magpie is Stephanie, I live and work in Berkshire, UK. I love exploring outside, adventures in the kitchen and I’m currently setting up home out here in the home counties.
I was never sporty, I never got medals at sports day. I tried ballet until the teacher told me I was “the wrong shape”, I never got any tap/ballet medals. No shiny medal bling for me. Then just before I turned 25, I ran a race (bit more complicated than that, but I’ll spare you the details) and got a sparkling, shiny, medal of happiness and strutted around like a peacock wearing it for the rest of the day. I got 8 medals that year, the next year (2014) I got 24. Chasing shiny things is a trait I share with magpies.
I also like pie, cooking and baking, so combining my ‘shiny thing chasing’ with cooking in a snazzy word/phrase combo worked for me. A Magpie in the Sky was born.
Some might say its also because I’m a bit of a dreamer and likely to take conversations off into flights of fancy. But you’ll have to ask them about that.
You can see a nice big picture of me with my bling on the right. Before you ask, I don’t shave my eyebrow like that, I ran into a nail in a staircase when I was 3. They were trialling glue instead of stitches and the hair didn’t grow back, yes I could pluck underneath it away, but then I’d look surprised all of the time. Yes, I’ve tried.
What else do you want to know?