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Food & Drink

Dehydrated veg and exploding suitcases

By On Thursday, 18 December 2014

I’ve just arrived in Blighty for the Christmas hols. The last week or so was a blur of packing, provisions and purchases. The Provisions Bit: We are good friends with our immediate… Read More


Candles that aren’t money-melting

By On Friday, 5 December 2014

I love burning scented candles. I love their flickering light; their smell. I use them when I bathe, I have one by my bed and my biggest luxury of all – I… Read More


Food for Thought

By On Wednesday, 3 December 2014

I love this little café; this independent that bravely stands its ground, surrounded by an ever increasing sea of shiny, glass high-rises and coffee shop chains. I also love the building but… Read More

Food & Drink


By On Monday, 1 December 2014

I am not very green fingered now that I live in Singapore. I loved getting covered in mud back in England, but the earth in our sunbaked and very small garden here… Read More


Dim sum and then some

By On Saturday, 29 November 2014

This week has passed in a blur of food and fashion. Not that I am complaining. It is, sadly though, worth noting that if you eat to much food, the fashion bit… Read More

Day Trips

My Bali Black Book

By On Sunday, 23 November 2014

There are so many shops here in ever-expanding Seminyak that it’s slightly mind boggling.  Most sell over priced beach dresses; best accessorised by a compulsory tan and bed-head bleached blonde tresses (I can… Read More

Day Trips

Somewhere in Seminyak

By On Tuesday, 18 November 2014

I’m in Bali with family and friends for a sneaky week away. We’re staying in a lovely villa that I’d recommend in a heartbeat, opposite a paddy field (below) and about ten… Read More