Festive indulgences

Each year I save up my annual leave so I can take the days from Christmas Eve to the 2nd January as holiday and escape the hectic hustle and bustle of London by retreating to my parents' house. This is the one time of year when I know my inbox can withstand the break and when [...]

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Surprisingly tasty ingredient combinations

I recently encountered a recipe on one of the health food blogs that I subscribe to, which suggested adding avocado to your porridge. Now, while I like to think of myself as being quite open to slightly unusual ingredient combinations, and while I love both porridge and avo, eaten together this just seemed a bridge [...]

Birthday blog

Last week was my birthday. This year, somehow, from not having organised any festivities and being consumed by the usual denial and panic of yet another year passing with terrifying rapidity, I seem to have experienced the best birthday on record. It began the Tuesday before with a night of fizz and gossip with one [...]