(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
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!
My son Aarav has been saying this over and over and over again for the past three weeks. He loves doughnuts, the big greasy sugared blobs sold in the famous doughnut chains. For him, it’s a rare indulgence as I have limited this artery clogging treat to just one or two a month (unless my … Continue reading Let’s make DOUGHNUTS!