Mac and Cheese saves the BBQ

It was virtually the first sunny weekend this summer. Last Saturday had been overcast, and the one before it,though sunny, had been fairly cold. Tom and his wife Sally had taken their chances and invited their newly wed neighbours to a barbecue lunch. Sally had really taken pains over this  lunch so she was glad to be rewarded by fine weather. She had bought the … Continue reading Mac and Cheese saves the BBQ

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Question Fun: Creativity & Imagination

  Question Fun Today’s topic is ………….. Creativity & Imagination! What is creativity? I could open a dictionary, but I will assume you want my own definition. In my book, creativity is the ability to make something out of nothing, to see the potential in mundane things and turn them into something extra-ordinary; to make good better, and better best. (I’m getting carried away here; better … Continue reading Question Fun: Creativity & Imagination

Question Fun–Food Glorious Food

Rory of A Guy Called Bloke has posed a set of interesting questions on my favourite topic–FOOD: Today’s topic is ………….. Food Glorious Food What is the best recipe containing whipped cream, strawberries and lashings of chocolate? 2. How many different colours of food can you think of on the top of your head without Googling the answers? Red–cherries, blue–blueberries, yellow–bananas, orange–papayas, purple–grapes, green–avocado, pink–lychee, … Continue reading Question Fun–Food Glorious Food

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What’s the difference between constructive opinion and destructive critique?

Constructive opinion and destructive critique are as different from each other as chalk from cheese. While they are both essentially comments, the basic principle of  one is completely opposed to that of the other. Constructive opinion is a positive idea. It has good intentions behind it. Its motive is improvement. It involves turning something mediocre into something good, and what is already good into something … Continue reading What’s the difference between constructive opinion and destructive critique?

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FoodFacts A to Z: S is for Sushi

  The fine art of preparing sushi is something that you watch and learn. Nobu Matsuhisa https://www.brainyquote.com/topics/sushi   Facts about Sushi While it is true that sushi can be a healthy meal and low cal option, there are heavy differences in many of the types and styles of sushi you can indulge in. Having a calorie counter nearby can be a great help when it … Continue reading FoodFacts A to Z: S is for Sushi