Tunesing out the year that was 2011

Really can’t get over the fact that it’s almost 2012 when I’m still trying to get used to writing ‘2011’. It’s been a rather exhausting year (which calls for another entry) but I think blasting out the tunes kept me pretty sane. As always. You can pretty much guess how…

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Union Jacks: where it’s called flatbread, not pizza

I find Jamie Oliver a bit more endearing and more fun than any other celeb chefs. There’s an ease about his persona and a charming approach to his attack - even whilst taking his anti-obesity campaign across the Atlantic. Watching him in his kitchen is like watching a kid in a…

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People who inspire: little lady D

You can choose your friends, but you can’t choose your family. I think, with my cousin D sharing my maternal blood line, I’m perfectly happy with that. D’s always lived in England so we didn’t have the opportunity to bond like cousins who live close to each other. We kept…

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