Simplicity

White Bean Curry Bowl

At a certain point in January, a little light clicks on in my head. It usually happens about the time I run out of the chocolate and candy amassed from Christmas. When my pants start to fit a little bit tighter – I think these must have shrunk. When I find myself, as I did today, […]

Queen’s Salad

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I’ve been thinking about my Grandmother’s shoes. Millie’s shoes. They were gold, shaped like ballet slippers. And the toes were covered in jewels – rubies and emeralds and diamonds (not really, but really) that glittered in the light. They were the most fantastic shoes I had ever seen.  She called them the queen’s shoes. Because when you wear them, she […]

Novembering

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Oh how November sun can lift the spirits. And oh how November gloom can sink them back down again. But even the gloom has its charms. As though it says ‘go in and sit by the fire awhile’ until the sun comes back out again.