I don’t review cookbooks as a general rule. Actually, as a general rule I don’t use cookbooks. My recipes come from long Saturdays and Sundays spent in the kitchen beside my mum or my grandad, or my own culinary experiments. If I really want to try something I might look up a recipe online occasionally … Continue reading Snack Hacks – a definite hit in this spoonie’s house
If you know me, or follow my work, you know I'm an avid supporter of Claudia Christian's C Three Foundation and the work they do in advocating The Sinclair Method of treating Alcohol Use Disorder. They are celebrating their 5th birthday this month with a fundraising silent auction and have a goal of $5k. Let's … Continue reading C Three Foundation is 5 years old this month
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These are the signs that let me know I'm reading a good book: I wonder what the characters are up to when I'm doing stuff other than reading (i.e. the day job or cooking dinner). I dream about the characters. Taking time away from the book is heart-wrenching and guilt enducing. Wolf's Empire: Gladiator, by … Continue reading Wolf’s Empire: Gladiator – a new contender in the epics of our day.
This year has been memorable for several reasons. Some global, some not. There have been definitive landmarks for me and I know that some of them have paved the way for 2015. I'll try to keep this concise, I'll fail. Because this year has had a lot of different intertwining moments. So in no particular … Continue reading 2014 – this year’s summary
The blurb: The Original is the story of Sara Larkin, an actress who thought her career in Hollywood was on the slide. Then she kills herself, some mysterious people dispose of the body, and she gets on with life as someone else. At first everything improves. She gets a good role in a major movie, … Continue reading The Original, The Trials of Sara Larkin, Book 1: Rebirth – a fun read that I couldn’t put down
Before I get to the book and the Foundation, a preface to why I am only reading this now. I always believe that things in life happen for a reason. A few months ago, my friends MC and WP inadvertently started a slow rekindle of my love of Babylon 5. Or more specifically my love … Continue reading Babylon Confidential and The C Three Foundation