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Most of life’s ills I’m told, occur after forty.

Most of those ills can be prevented with exercise and good nutrition.

My sources tell me that more than half of life’s ills can be prevented even with a crummy diet by taking large daily doses of vitamin C and sub-lingual B12 or bi- monthly shots of same. 318 more words

Space Dust

Bacon, Bacon, Bacon Extravaganza...Bacon-Wrapped Avocado Fries

It was a bacon extravaganza last night.  Almost as if on a dare….a group of friends got together to see how many bacon-wrapped goodies they thought they could put together on a Saturday night.   591 more words


Grilled Mushroom, Celery and Sun-Dried Tomato Risotto

Risotto has got to be one of my favourite comfort foods, creamy, rich and full of flavour. However, the same creamy-richness can turn to stodgy for certain palates. 459 more words


The Initiates: A Comic Artist and a Wine Artisan Exchange Jobs

Bande dessinée.

Perhaps that was my first ever inkling of how much the French enjoy their comic books/graphic novels.

That in my first few weeks of learning French in university the term ‘ 631 more words


From my kitchen: Roasted red pepper and tomato pasta

I’ve been working quite hard this week, trying to finish a project before my holiday. So when I was on my way home last night, exhausted and hungry at 8:30pm, I promised myself I would make something nice for dinner. 492 more words

Cooking And Baking

Mini Pork Roast with Apple and Celeriac Mash

My Dearest D always has his Sundays off, unfortunately I don’t, so it is important to me to make the most of the ones I do get.  291 more words

Just The Two Of Us

Saturday Kitchen: The Ultimate Sandwich!

Ah – the humble sandwich. The ultimate fast food, favoured by school lunch boxes and quick lunches at the desk. But it’s Saturday! Which means you can spend a little longer in the kitchen. 456 more words