Turkish delight macaroons


Absolutely delightful, little balls of er, fusion dessert? Flavours of the east merged with lovely french pastry delights. etc etc. However, they are really really nice, lovely and sweet with softness inside and a slightly crunchy exterior. Yeah. Awesome. Recipe is the lovely Lorraine Pascal’s but substitute 1 tablespoon of rosewater and 1 tablespoon of…

Sunday brunch – with added kittens


And no, I didn’t eat the kittens! I have been watching the Simon Hopkinson shows The Good Cook. And am generally sharing the love of some really awesome looking food, made properly. So when I woke up this morning and before any other thoughts, I realised that we had both asparagus and ham in the…

The craze for BB Creams and what I found


I’ve been experimenting in the more bizarre end of the make up / beauty market for the last few weeks with a purchase of something called BB Cream. This is an eastern beauty product which aims to be so high tech that it replaces moisturiser, foundation, serum and sunscreen. It’s basically your one stop shop…

Things that are just Not-Quite-Right


My desk and chair position at work. No matter how or which way I adjust them, I can’t find a comfortable position. Every day now ends in burning back of neck pain and a mild headache. I am getting sick of it. And the internet is not helpful, all it does is show me pictures…

The best friday night …


When I was in my 20s I was rather fond of the friday night extravaganza. However, in my tiny drunk adled brains, that meant, heading out straight from work, drinking too much alcohol with my work colleagues and staggering off home at some godforsaken hour, usually clutching a Burger King (Waterloo commuting days) or a…

Online activities


I overheard one of our strategy people the other day talking about how people tend to focus on a couple of online activities at a time rather than multi-tasking. So someone might be focused on online shopping and will lose focus on social networking. And someone might be focused on chatting crap to their online…