Yes, You Want It But Do You Really Need It?

I write this post from a viewpoint or situation that many of you might also share. Of course, my view, nor my situation is never going to be the same as anyone else’s. Just to put that out there in case anyone thinks that I think that. Because I don’t. My situation, to cut a […]

An Ode To Sriracha

There’s always room to be more daring in life Have you been afraid of chilli sauce? Hands up, I know it’s not just me. The red for danger The promise of your tongue on fire, does not appeal to us all. Heat, but no flavour Pain, but no pleasure And then the aftermath… It’s my […]

In The Name of Science

There goes the weekend… zoooom, up the road and into the horizon, leaving us for another 5 days, when it sees fit to grace us with its presence again. My weekends tend to range from jam-packed, to the polar opposite, which allows me to still be sitting in my pyjamas well into the afternoon. There […]

Sunday Makes

The weekend was a scorcher. Saturday and Sunday saw me having a mid-afternoon nap, very nice it was too. On Sunday we managed to escape to Stockwood Park for a little picnic of bread and boursin, pizza and mango. It was a welcome trip out of the house, and away from the computer and work […]

Week Two of The Happy Kitchen

Last night I cried, a lot. My eyes were so sore I could barely open them. “Why did you cry?”, I hear you ask, “when you’re meant to be The Happy Kitchen?” I’ll tell you why. I had to chop 8 onions. That’s why. My face was assaulted by onions, and it wasn’t pretty. By […]