When I was a student, we loved to play Pictionary – even more so if we could convert into a drinking game of some sort. Of course, I always insisted on being in a team with my darling future sister-in-law Paola because a) she is a talented artist, which helps a lot; and b) we know […]
And here we are again – the fnal blog post of another year. In 2011 my final post was a visual toast to my readers. In 2010 my final post was a recipe for shredded Brussels sprouts with pancetta & pine nuts In 2009 my final post was a Christmas message (gulp – a whole week […]
When I was a kid, my parents had clearly not read the parenting book that advised parents to “give your kids some freedom and space to grow”. Oh no, instead they had opted for the book that said “be very careful, absolutely EVERYTHING poses a potential danger to your offspring!”.
Damn my procrastination problem, damn it to hell!! Who else do you know who spent a week in South African in June (June, people!) and by the end of the year had still not got round to writing it up for her blog? Well, no prizes for guessing. And now I have a week’s […]