What’s been happening – August 2020

I used to do a summary of what I had been reading, watching and listening to at the end of … More

Highlights of 2019 Part 1: books, films and podcasts

The other week, a friend asked me to list my ten favourite books. The first five came to me easily, … More

One of those happy dishes…

The other day, I was talking to a colleague about, would you believe, lecturers who had inspired us when we … More

A couple of small victories

Regular readers may recall a post from a couple of weeks back, Stories of Pretend Meals, in which I mentioned … More

Stories of pretend meals

The book sits there, tantalising me to open it and sample its offerings.  Promises of elegant and exquisite tastes, of … More