Food and Art

As a one-time photography student, we needed to do one essay per year of the course. Whilst the hard work of essay-writing is not something that brought me joy, the opportunity to delve into a particular subject and create your own argument whilst justifying your opinion with evidence was enjoyable. At the end of my […]

Fairy Cakes and Coloured Sugar

When was the last time you had a fairy cake? They seem to be the product of school fetes and children’s cooking. Butterfly cakes… now I loved them! I do however remember liking the buttercream more than the cake, and making my own portion of buttercream to eat on it’s own. That makes me feel […]

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 […]