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Moments in a Bottle

May 2017 I’m sitting on my deck with a cup of strong, sweet coffee (just how I like it), gently caressed by the warmth of the early morning sunshine cutting through ...

Gold and Laidback Laksa

February 2017 There are some cultural traditions that make a lot of sense. For example, if you get married in countries like Turkey, the Middle East, parts of Africa, ...

Food Safari: The Circle of Life

November 2016 I’m sitting in a private hospital in Glasgow while my daughter is in the theatre having surgery.  She has had a long frustrating haul with a ski ...

The Language of Food: Turkey

May 2016 I get a buzz from learning languages and make a point of it when I travel. The fact that I am even trying to pronounce words opens many doors and makes people ...

Journeys of Inspiration

 January 2016 First, I must thank all of you who have subscribed to my blog – I am flattered there are so many of you - and I apologize for taking so long to ...

So where did it all begin?

June 2015 According to my parents, it all began in 1963 when I was ten months old. Heading to America, where my father was due to work in the Johns Hopkins ...