We are already into March and here I am writing my first post for this year. It has been a busy few months… along with the usual suspects of work, six year old starting school after the Christmas break etc. etc. I have just taken up an exciting new project, and the icing on this cake … Continue reading In a breakfast state of mind…
(nooo, it’s not the wizard I’m talking about!) ‘Your father had an accident there. He was put in a pie by Mrs. McGregor.’ Sounds really sinister, doesn't it? Well that’s Beatrix Potter for you - the creator of perhaps the most celebrated rabbit on earth, Peter Rabbit. I recently read an article by a columnist for the Guardian who criticised … Continue reading A Potter-esque Tea
The sun has disappeared behind huge gray clouds and a bone-chilling wind lashes against our faces as we step out of the mini tour bus. Our guide Chris however grins from ear to ear and tells us we have an hour to lunch after which he will take us on a tour around the city … Continue reading A jolly good pie!
(I know, I know, it’s radishes again... but I didn't want to be selfish and not share this lovely recipe!) Some of the radishes I bought from the farmers’ market the other day were still lying around in my refrigerator and I was wondering what to do with them. I went through my recipe stash and found … Continue reading When life gives you radishes, bake cookies.
I love Christmas. I love everything about Christmas – the colours, the smells, the excitement, the presents, good old Mr. Clause and the radio blaring out cheerful holiday tunes... ‘It’s the most wonderful time of the year..’! I’m Buddhist and Christmas is not celebrated as much over here (you won't find neon reindeer prancing around … Continue reading ‘Tis the season to be jolly – and make something Christmassy!