• Cheese

    A cheese obsession begins

    Is morning tea a tradition in your workplace? It is in mine and we have a couple of star bakers whose morning tea treats we all look forward to.  Grace is my favourite. Her croissants are buttery, flaky goodness, her…

  • Writing

    Finish that story

    Do you need a deadline? I do.  I spend quite a bit of money, that could otherwise be spent on cheese, entering writing competitions, just for the deadline.  (Ok, so winning might be nice too). Last weekend I sent a…

  • Travel

    Chernobyl – extreme tourism?

    My husband’s young Ukrainian cousin, Victor, suggested we visit Chernobyl on our visit to Kiev and we immediately agreed. Once the tickets were paid for in pricey American dollars I googled to find out more. Seems we were about to…