“Nice to see you, to see you Nice!” Anyone of a certain age, who watched British TV in the 70s will recognise that particularly cringe worthy phrase from one of the original TV Game shows.. It basically pitted 2 generations of 1 family against 2 generations of other families… Camp, corny and hugely popular, it … Continue reading The Generation Game
My FB memories have been reminding me of the series of blogs I wrote this time last year which were recipes for the holiday season… What a difference a year makes? This blog has morphed into my musings about Life, and while I’m still cooking, feeding people and playing with recipes, my muse appears to … Continue reading Wrapping it up….
There’s a “thing” going around Twitter at the moment, as 2019 comes to an end, you’re meant to tweet what you have learned in the last decade.. I decided my learnings were too many to fit into 280 characters! So wrote this, in my head, on the beach.. Am hoping it transfers intact to paper.. … Continue reading It’s been a funny old decade…
I seem to have spent a lot of time in airports recently.. I really don’t travel as much as this blog suggests. But I think my muse likes to travel.. so am indulging her.. I love airports. I know some see them as a necessary evil of travel, but I find them mini communities or … Continue reading Another day, Another Airport…
This week Facebook sent me a memory from last year. Quite timely, as we have started the process of getting the old house ready to sell, to downsize for the next part of our lives.. The son in question is on the final run to finish his degree and will leave home in January. The … Continue reading In The Blink of an Eye – for Patrick
When we are born, we are automatically welcomed into a tribe. And for most of us, that tribe will remain from first breath to our last. The people who raise us, who grow up with us and who we, in turn, raise. This tribe should be our most important, our bedrock, the one that helps … Continue reading Finding your tribe…
As usual, this was not the blog that I set out to write… but my muse does like to play fast and loose with me and take me places I wasn’t expecting to go.. One of the bonuses of being a cook, is gathering people together, placing the food before them and sitting back and … Continue reading “Would you like words with that?”
March is one of those change of season months, here in the Southern Hemisphere we reluctantly start bidding summer farewell and start prepping for the colder months.. Earlier this month it was the anniversary of my first blog. It has been an interesting journey, so far for me, and has gone a different route from … Continue reading The March of Time
I’ve recently been on a bit quiet on the writing front, because I’ve been on a road trip, and this was going to be a piece about food on the road and memorable meals…. But my Muse had other ideas, and the only thoughts I had, were about my travelling companions and inter-generational relationships… so … Continue reading …Mothers and Daughters….
The First of The First of --- is always one of “those” dates that draws a line in the sand. It is an arbitrary beginning, and as with all endings and beginnings, we naturally look back and evaluate past actions, achievements and failures; and then strategize, calculate and determine our plans for the following 12 … Continue reading 1.1.19