It’s never a good sign when you return from your wedding makeup trial and your father exclaims you ‘look remarkably like Amy Winehouse,’ followed by your mother, ‘no she doesn’t, she looks like she’s been punched in the face.’ Continue reading →
I’m feeling pretty heroic. Yesterday evening I broke up a fight between two fully grown men. Yes, that’s right, little ol’ me, at 5ft 3 1/2 inches, stopped two men from fighting to death. Well, maybe that’s a slight exaggeration as … Continue reading →
Apparently this week is Chocolate Week. I’ve always pondered who decides these things. If I woke up one day and announced ‘TODAY IS MARTINI WEEK’ I wonder who would join me – most likely it would just be me knocking back the … Continue reading →
My left arm is currently cloaked in a bright red cast and it’s not because I just felt like getting festive early, it’s due to a broken wrist. I’d love to say that I broke it because I helped rescue … Continue reading →
Before I begin I’d just like to clarify that the word Alcopop is no longer the bright blue, lip staining drink beginning in ‘W’ ending in ‘D.’ No, no, I’m talking about the highly sophisticated, soon to be all the … Continue reading →
‘I love your bananas Auntie Claudie.’ A prized compliment from my two year old nephew Xander, but unfortunately given about the only thing I hadn’t cooked. Luckily, there was Hector, Xander’s brother, who seemed to appreciate my Banana Butterscotch pudding … Continue reading →
Many recipes claim to be fool-proof and turn out to involve a thousand ingredients and thirty complex steps. This, however, really is simple, the most difficult part being to pour the mixture into coffee cups; if you can’t manage that … Continue reading →
Feast your eyes on this: Take a classic apple strudel add some pears, chocolate, crushed ginger biscuits and voila you have this epic winter creation. Go on, give it a try, it’s what winter’s allabout…..