A Tuesday evening in summer, just before Christmas, seemed like just the right time to go out for dinner as … More
When I lived in Scotland, kale was the dark, green leafy vegetable that you bought when there wasn’t much else. It was tough, a bit bitter, and you kind of felt you were eating it because it was good for you (it is full of vitamin C) rather than for enjoyment.
Where to begin this week’s small pleasures, when today our Prime Minister announced that New Zealand would go into a … More
I used to write a monthly round-up of things I had read, watched and listened to, but I found I … More
Here we are already into the middle of February – hard to believe. It is Monday and therefore time for … More