A long time ago, in a century far, far away there lived some people in some places. The year was 1817 and it started on a Wednesday, it gave birth to Henry David Thoreau and it killed Jane Austen. As years go, it was a bit of a mixed bag, really. During this year also,Continue reading “A Brief History Of (And A Short Ode To) The Crisp”
It’s ski season. It’s that time of year when people start getting pumped up for the holiday that’s packed with crack-of-dawn starts, awfully uncomfortable footwear, limited amounts of relaxation and high risk of injury. And yet, we love it. Maybe it’s the overpriced mulled wine on the mountains, or living in the same outfit forContinue reading “15 things you’ll hear on a ski holiday [Medium]”
Rejoice, for black tights and turtlenecks are back.
My parents (who are divorced in conscious life), my brother and I are sat at a restaurant awaiting our food to be served. As the plates arrive my dad announces, “We’ve got something we need to tell you. We’ve made a decision.” “Your mother and I have decided, that despite all the time we’ve spentContinue reading “Last night I dreamt that my parents exchanged my brother for Daniel Radcliffe”
I once dated a boy who led a very sheltered culinary life. He was lovely, he was kind and he made me very happy for a very large portion of my university life. He made me laugh, he made me cry and he also made me some very questionable meals. As is so often theContinue reading “I went out with a guy for 2 years and the best thing he taught me was this supernoodle hack”
I’m sat on a balcony of a gloriously Greek villa, overlooking a sprawling sea that sparkles under a summer sun. It’s hot, I’m wearing a hat (for both shade and style purposes) and the glass table I’m sat at is hosting a delightful array of breakfast pastries. The breakfast is exquisite, but that’s not theContinue reading “Last night I dreamt I was Harrison Ford’s financial advisor”