I've always wanted to write a food blog, but could never think of a unique way to do it so didn't bother. What I've realised now is that you don't need a point of uniqueness to blog about anything - in many ways blogging is a therapy and an end in itself that doesn't require… Continue reading Finally… a food post
We're nearly halfway through September, the kids are back at school, and there's a nip in the air. Time, once again, to wonder where summer went. It's always the same, and those early autumn conversations are oddly comforting in their repetition, but this year I really have missed out on summer and feel oddly as… Continue reading A relapse, and a change of tack
Back in June, I went to sea with some friends on the 1852 Thames sailing Barge 'Greta', which sails out of Whitstable. It was the most perfect day imaginable, under a sky of azure studded with small white clouds, on seas totally still and calm. Lying on the deck, with silence all around but for… Continue reading A Day At Sea
Well, I was quite good at keeping this blog up to date for a bit. And then... well, it all caught up with me. It was fine when I was putting a brave face on everything in the whirlwind of adrenaline that followed my first scary medical appointments, but you can't do that forever -… Continue reading A hiatus: stop the rollercoaster, I want to get off!