It's Friday at last. The weekend is upon us. It might seem an odd time to get upon my soap box, but several things have happened recently in the news, to my friends and personally. So I want to talk today about the lessons we need to teach our children...and perhaps learn ourselves. Two headlines… Continue reading Life’s Lesson
The headlines yesterday shouted about the rising prevalence of diabetes; some articles went so far as to suggest that if left unchecked this trend could bankrupt NHS (British National Health Service for my American readers). While the over all number of people with diabetes remains lower in the UK than in North America, this study… Continue reading Portion Size
Yesterday I promised that we would talk today about Sunday chicken and so we shall. Being married to an absolutely wonderful Afro-Caribbean man, one of the first things I learned in our life together was the importance of Sunday chicken with rice & peas and gravy. After I moved over to London to be with… Continue reading Sunday Chicken
It is 9.45AM. I sit at my desk in my bedroom. My three year old daughter has been fed, dressed and safely deposited in nursery. I have another hour and forty-five minutes until I must pick her up. For a new mother or parent of several young children, I am sure what I just described… Continue reading Hello world!