Food fun

Red-faced radish! Here’s my latest food fun individual.It may look like it, but this little radish is exactly as it rolled out of the bag.Unfortunately, as cute as it looks it’s now in the crisper waiting to join my next salad. I hope my little radish brings a smile. And, by the way, if you’ve…

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Beachcomber: free to roam

Soft sand oozes through tightly curled toeswarm waves wash deliciously over settling feet;surveying my horizons I am a beachcomber: orange, magenta, ivory spheresgrown knobbed and spiked over the years;momentary dream of tired totyelling their dream at parent hot,who chucks what’s due into honesty pot; translucent, tempting to touchno longer deadly – well, not much;once predator…

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Mindscapes in a time of crisis

Until Covid-19 crashed into our lives the cry “every man for himself” instilled the fear that you were on your own, without help, without hope. It signalled selfish behaviour, without merit. In the present crisis its meaning may be turning 180⁰. When Chaucer (1340-1400) introduced the phrase “each man for himself” in The Knight’s Tale…

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Message Across the Pond: NW to NA

Over the past week or so I’ve come up with a personal mantra:Stay Well, Stay Safe, Stay Apart.I’d like to send these thoughts across the pond to some very special bloggers, and to those they represent. Lavender & Levity, stay well:this is a particularly scary time for those with compromised health issues, and painful backstories;…

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