Just 134 more things….

At the end of last year I did something rather whimsical. Or at least I thought it was. I’ve had my eye on the Vinitaly International Academy certification course. It’s basically the most intensive, complex and thus prestigious course you can take if you want to specialise in Italian wines. It’s five days of lecturesContinue reading “Just 134 more things….”

Because, Wednesday. 

A cocktail before bed.  Because it’s Wednesday and my husband worked from home and we had a long evening together playing board games and enjoying each other’s company.  Because celebrating the little things, like being able to start our evening at 6pm not eight thirty, is one of my favourite things about how we doContinue reading “Because, Wednesday. “

Work in progress

Almost halfway through the month and I’ve suddenly realised that I was supposed to have made resolutions, goals, objectives for the year ahead. Oops! Last year I made two rather large goals. The first, to cut myself some slack, the second was to spend some time figuring stuff out. Well, 2015 certainly stepped up to greet my challenge.Continue reading “Work in progress”

I’m fed up with all this citrus.

Where do we get the phrase “when life gives you lemons…”? It seems a little unfair to the yellow citrus if you ask me. Sure, they’re sharp and sour, but that makes them perfect for all sorts of delicious things, like lemon drizzle cake, spritzing up a dull sauce or salad that needs a liftContinue reading “I’m fed up with all this citrus.”