Archive for 2012

Chocolate and chestnut cake and a year in review


Phew... This is what goes through my mind when I think of 2012. I traveled, met people, published a book, taught, learnt, and watched Jon and Miren grow so quickly. He turned 6, she turned 3. They came along on many of my trips and I could see their minds explode with curiosity and imagination. After so much ...

Thinking about Christmas – a lobster and fennel stew


I must admit to you that the last few weeks I have been crazed. Moved by the positive reviews my book has been receiving (read here, here, here, here, here)... ... but also learning what it takes to put my work out there for the world to see and read. I know I do that every time ...