The Sound of Music – when JT and I first said “I love you”

Ah mix tapes, that rite of passage that any good, teen relationship went through if you are my age and remember what a cassette looks like. I was never cool enough to get one as a teen, and I wanted so badly to have John Cusack turn up on my lawn with a ghetto blaster … More The Sound of Music – when JT and I first said “I love you”

Friday Food – Butternut and Nut Butter soup – Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall

This is one of my favourite ever soups, and sadly not available on the River Cottage website anymore. It is from his book River Cottage Everyday, which is one of my favourite cook books and well worth buying. Luckily instead of having to dig out my cook book and type it up, thanks to the … More Friday Food – Butternut and Nut Butter soup – Hugh Fearnley Whittingstall

The Big Blues …

Long distance relationships are hard, and right now I’m finding it especially hard, as this time last year I’d just arrived in Michigan on my last visit.  At the time we were aiming for me to be there to live for our first anniversary, which is next week, but not long after my return, my Father … More The Big Blues …