Category Books

Student Cooking

So Louis, my son, didn’t go away to university this year. He’s still taking his time to decide the career path that his life should take. In the meantime he works in a lovely local fish restaurant and I hear…

The Four Agreements

This little number, ‘The Four Agreements by Don Miguel Ruiz’, has been in my life since 2014. A deserving best seller, it draws from the beliefs of indigenous people of Mexico, the author’s birthland. It’s a guide that explores how…

Spanish Stew

Chillier weather is setting in so we need something warming in our tummies. Today I bring you one of my favourite recipes of all time, Spanish Stew, bastardised from a recipe by the very lovely Nigella Lawson. It’s from ‘How…

Tiny Habits

Today’s picture might well mislead. For I am not going to talk about the garb of monks. Rather I want to touch on a different type of habits, acts that become ingrained into our everyday life. Now I’m a sucker…