Posts from 2007


Read More At Home in France - Tales of an American and Her House Abroad

Posted on Mon, 03/12/2007

A gentle book - made all the more poignant on discovering a publishing footnote right at the end, to say that the author died before the book was published.  A shock, and reminder that none of us know what the immediate...>>>

Read More Playing with Fire Gordon Ramsay

Posted on Wed, 05/12/2007

As I believe I've stated elsewhere, I'm a huge fan of Gordon Ramsay -believing that there had to be so much more to him than came accross initially in the early TV shows that he did.  The later ones, 'Kitchen Nightmares"...>>>

Read More The Sharper Your Knive, the Less You Cry

Posted on Wed, 05/12/2007

A description of discovering mid life that you aren't happy in your corporate life ( being made redundant tends to cast a negative pall over things), and seeking to retrain and follow your dreams. I'm lucky. Apart from a...>>>

Read More The Tenth Muse My Life in Food Judith Jones

Posted on Wed, 05/12/2007

I wrote in my diary when I finished this book the other day, that it was a life story that I could strongly identify with, and was a story that I didn't want to end. Judith Jones is the legendary editor who worked with Julia...>>>

Read More Christmas Wishes

Posted on Tue, 18/12/2007

As I sit at my desk emailing thru changes to the wine list, and ordering a tea delivery from Tea Total, and filling in the wage schedule to fax thru to the bank, and debating whether I should zap over to the supermarket now...>>>

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