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did you think I’d crumble..
Crumble is an apposite word for this time of year when the testing dullness of January reduces resolution to surrender. That enervating post Christmas week, which gave us pause to recognise that we must change ourselves for the better, slough … Continue reading
Posted in 2015, Almonds, Baking, Cooking, crumble, desserts, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Mango, Mango Crumble, Photography, photography course, Recipes, Shopping, Still life, Uncategorized, Writing Tagged baking, belle du jour, Catherine de Neuve, clear thinking, cooking, delicious confection, digital photography, Food photographer, France, Humour, Marathon, maxim, Narcissus, New Year Resolutions, Photography course, recipe, Snickers, writing 37 Comments
a day called Sun….
Cooking, reading and taking pictures in the warm sunlight that fills the kitchen on this quiet Sunday morning is as close to worship as my soul currently needs to approach. Bubbling pans and knives on wood combine with muffled snippets … Continue reading
Posted in 2014, apples, Baking, Cooking, crumble, Cuisine bourgeoise, desserts, Digital photography, Fish, Fish cakes, fish cookery, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Fruit, Humour, Photographic Prints, Photography, photography course, Uncategorized, Writing Tagged clear thinking, cooking, delicious confection, digital photography, Fish cakes, food, Food photographer, Humour, looking down the nose, palate, Phone ins, Photography, Photography course, restaurants, Sunday lunch, Talk shows 42 Comments
Writing with a plum in my mouth…
Patrick, one of our neighbours, arrived at our house yesterday afternoon with a box piled high with sun warm mirabelles that he had just picked from one of his trees. He’s not a man of many words but the words … Continue reading
Posted in apples, Art photography, Baking, Childhood, Childhood memories, Cookery Writers, Cooking, crumble, Digital photography, Eau de vie, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, friendship, Fruit, Markets, Memory, Mirabelles, Nigel Slater, Pears, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Plum Crumble Tart, Still life, swimming pool, Writing 45 Comments
Got home after midnight – look what happened to the car.. and where are my rats?
This morning I put on a pair of socks for the first time since Spring, which is a clear indicator that summer has passed and wintry ways must be reinstated. The forest, which I study from my office window for … Continue reading