Quaranteen-Nectarine Crumble

Jane Austen once said that "Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness" and in this time of unease, I found comfort in the prospect of a pie. We're all finding our little ways to cope with this new normal. Some of us are devouring every piece of COVID-19 related news and... Continue Reading →

An Uber driver named Mohammed just changed my life.

“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.” - Philip Pullman.   On Friday afternoon I caught an Uber to the glass repair company. Thanks to heavy rains, and what must have been an ostrich egg or something equally as formidable falling from a tree, my windscreen had... Continue Reading →


Shonda Rhimes is a literary hero. Everything she writes turns to gold, and above the undeniable talent, there seems to be an awesome and inspiring woman. Her video, 'My Year of Saying Yes to Everything' is moving, and thought-provoking and seems like an admirable, if not slightly daunting task.  She decided to say yes to... Continue Reading →

27 things to do, before I am 27

A wise woman once said........ Well, I tried to find what she said about success and passion, but it was only on page five of Goodreads that I found an applicable quote from a woman on the subject. Note, this is not a lack of brilliant and informative insights by women on success, more a... Continue Reading →

Magic in the Ordinary

  There is a LOT of shit in the world and a lot of heartaches, and from my position of privilege, I will never know what it is to truly be without, so I speak with caution when I say that there is also so much beauty even in the most troubling of times. There... Continue Reading →

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