I Want To Write A Diary.

Like lots of things, I have ruminated on writing a diary. for a long time. Around 40 years by my last calculation. As a young teen, I kept one that was red that had a key , but it lasted a matter of weeks. I lost the key, and had to slice the piece of…

How do you write a book?- Tuesday 19th May 2009

As I don’t have J. K. Rowling’s e mail address, I guess I will have to answer the question myself. Unless some kind reader can throw some pearls of wisdom on my query that is. I know it’s a familiar model: Stephen Clarke’s A Year In T’he Merde , Joanne Harris’ Chocolat and Peter Mayle’s…

17th May 2009 – Retro Cooks – Jocasta Innes

This month’s deadline caught me unaware. I was stuck as to who to write about. Feeling off my game, I haven’t even opened a cookery book for about 6 weeks. I have cooked rarely, and discovered the diet of my past convalescences: Heinz Tomato Soup, Cheerios, tea and biscuits, and yoghurt. Sadly, I was unable…

Back To It!

Where did all that time go? Two weeks in the UK, a visit to Southern Spain and North Africa, and illness or two, a few articles and here we are – with a very sadly neglected blog! Never easy to write when you are not feeling on top of your game. Anyway, feeling match fit…

Saturday 21st March. Quick Eats – Rugby’s On.

Not a day for cooking – drinking yes, at least for some members of the household. Wales V Ireland. To show our even handed approach to our confidence of winning, we have invited Nigel, who is of Irish descent. He has brought Guinness, cakes and red wine. – Something for everyone, win or lose. Cymru…