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…

Flexible

It’s Wednesday, hump day as it is known to some. After the midday we’re on the downhill run to the weekend. For me, though today is like a minibreak. Every fortnight, in spite of working full-time I have a day…

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, bastardised from a recipe by the very lovely Nigella Lawson. It’s from ‘How to Eat’,…

Sea Flowers

On the first day of October I’d worked from home and not really seen daylight. It was glorious outslde. I checked the sea conditions because I’ve watched far too many of those lifeboat rescue problems. The sea was calm so…