Wondrous Writings That Have Shaped My Life

Books have always played an inescapable part of the multicoloured tapestry that is my life. From the moment I could read more than a few simple lines, I read books about anthropomorphic mice and bears, books in Italian about Bambi's journey to adulthood, books about charmed trees conveying children to distant lands and books about groups of children foiling the dastardly plans of would-be villains or hatching secret plans for yet more adventures.

Five Favourite Places I have Stayed in On My Travels

I could, perhaps, be termed as a frustrated traveller, in the sense that I have been to a decent number of places, and have a reasonable sense of adventure to pursue journeys to locations far and wide, though I can't see myself sleeping outdoors in the jungle, or spending time in places where I am too uncomfortably close to certain creatures in their natural habitat.

Best winter soup ingredients

When you live on a Southern Mediterranean island where ten degrees above spell terribly cold winter temperatures, you feel a sense of anticipation when the thermometer starts to drop below twenty degrees. Yes, I said 20. You begin to review your wardrobe, and you start to crave soup. Soup is one of those dishes which... Continue Reading →

Music I have recently discovered

I think of music as a rainbow, with songs fashioned out of various styles helping to colour different parts of my day, or accompany my mood. I can't say that I appreciate some genres more than others - for instance, Tuesday evening saw me bopping across my living room to some honest-to-goodness rock' n' roll,... Continue Reading →

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