I’ve decided to do a monthly round-up to show you all what a busy and, ultimately, cultured individual I am. Each month I’ll list a few places I’ve been to that have made me smile. I’ll try not to include time-limited stuff, so that you can give ‘em a go too, and unlike my previousContinue reading
UPDATE: I was happy to receive a thoughtful reply to my original post from Mellie Buse, Executive Producer of Grandpa in My Pocket. Mellie’s letter is appended to the bottom of this blog; if you would like to add to the discussion, please leave a comment. This morning I received a tweet from the CBeebies showContinue reading
When it comes to kitchen gadgets, I’m most likely to reach for a knife. As food writer Laurie Colwin puts it, most kitchen tools are frills and few are essential, after all, “Most of the world cooks over fire without any gadgets at all.” Our obsession with buying the latest kitchen equipment is, I think,Continue reading
My February Viva Brighton column is inspired by the forthcoming Brighton Tattoo Convention, which runs from 20th – 22nd February at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel.
My January column for Viva Brighton magazine; it’s not just about death, it’s about the wonderful Frog books by Max Velhuijs.
You know you’re a grown up when all you want for Christmas is your body mass in mature cheese and port. I’m totally unprepared for Christmas this year, in fact, I’m still working through the pile of thank yous I owe my wedding guests, so I think greetings may be off. Sorry friends. On theContinue reading
I had the pleasure of interviewing Great British Bake Off contestant Kate Henry for the December edition of Viva Brighton, which you can read online here. I asked Kate about the gruelling process of being on a top-rated TV show, about her alleged flirtation with Paul Hollywood, and about her family’s cooking which you canContinue reading