Listening to a song over and over again

"Feeling my way through the darkness, guided by a beating heart. I can't tell where the journey will end but I know where to start. They tell me I'm too young to understand, they say…

20 Reasons Why Food Is Better Than People

You might have noticed over the last two weeks I’ve been blogging a lot more about food. Because I love food? Yes. And also because I’ve become a lot more conscious about what I eat…

Chocolate cookies not to feel guilty about

Another weakness of mine is cookies. They don't have to be double or triple chocolate. Just plain ol'chocolate chip cookies. I do like oatmeal cookies too, oh and caramel ones! Mmm. Have you tried those…

Herbed focaccia bread – minus the flour

I love bread. I love soda bread. I love cheesy bread. I love olive bread. And most of all, I love crumpets (with a heap of butter and a smidge if HP brown sauce. Yes…

Coffee with a dog and goat

After a hard day's work on Friday, I was looking forward to spending my weekend in Portsmouth. It had been ages since I'd been and it was my turn after all. With five minutes to…

Chocolate and Sweet Potato Brownies

Following the success of the chocolate and beetroot cake I made in December, I wondered what I could make next. What was once a distant thought of disgust had now emerged as a love for…

I am the one who knocks

This morning when I left the house for the gym, the streets were as dismal as ever. It was 6am and the streets were empty. Even though it was still dark outside, the sky was…