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Category Archives: Bad Habits
keep it clean, Roger….please..
Whilst driving through the countryside this morning I was momentarily overcome by the unalloyed happiness that is afforded me by just being here. It’s the way that each day is spent not looking forward but just looking. An edible metaphor … Continue reading
Posted in 2015, Bad Habits, Baking, Bistro, Cookery Writers, Cooking, Cuisine bourgeoise, Digital photography, Eggs, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Nigel Slater, potato, potatoes, Recipes, Uncategorized, Writing Tagged Alan Bennet, baking, clear thinking, cookery books, cooking, digital photography, food, Food photographer, France, Humour, landscapes, natural beauty, nature, nigel slater, outdoors, Philip Larkin, Photography, recipe, Summer, writing 35 Comments
turning a blind eye…..
The apple on the left will never be the apple of the food buyer’s eye as the apple itself has eyes. In the eyes of the buyer those eyes are the eyes that blind the punter from picking it up and paying … Continue reading
Posted in apples, Art photography, Bad Habits, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Humour, Writing Tagged "heritage", D.H.Lawrence, eyes, food magazines, Kardashian, M&S, S&M, zeitgeist 46 Comments
The glow of satisfaction in which to bask at the end of a hard day’s work is as elusive to me as a pretty chicken. After living in the French countryside for some years I am as far from conceiving what … Continue reading
Posted in 2014, Bad Habits, Chicken, Digital photography, Food photographer, France, Humour, Photography, photography course, Poultry, Uncategorized, Weather, Writing Tagged angry birds, belle du jour, clear thinking, digital photography, France, hard work, Humour, nature, outdoors, Photography, Photography course, simple logic, Summer, sweat of one's brow, writing 21 Comments
Clinging on in heavy syrup….a wet dream
On most nights I have a dream and, although in my waking moments I have begun to forget everyone and everything’s name, I very often retain a clear image of some tiny fragment of each night’s unconstrained meanderings. This morning’s memory … Continue reading
Posted in 2014, Bad Habits, Childhood, Childhood memories, Digital photography, Dreams, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Fruit, Humour, peaches, Photography, photography course, Uncategorized, Writing Tagged Boarding School, clear thinking, Cling peaches, Cling peaches in syrup, digital photography, dreams, Evaporated milk, Food photographer, Humour, Photography, Photography course, Privacy, Tinned fruit, Tuck boxes, writing 30 Comments