Monthly Archives: November 2007

All in a day’s work

I was on a plane to Belize, on my way to an author workshop, reading an in-flight magazine article about some high-flying London investment banker. Reading it made me think that when I grow up I should don black court … Continue reading

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Chocolate brownies: three takes

OK, up til now I’ve resisted writing blog posts about cooking. Partly because I had an idea of devoting a whole blog to the activity of bread-making. But let’s face it, I’m just not conscientious enough a blogger to get … Continue reading

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The quest for the best yogurt in the land

Life in the UK has its upshots. Like yogurt. My current favourites are Onken, followed closely by Yeo Valley. More suggestions welcome, as the little one seems to have a thing for yogurt. But hopefully Onken will take note of … Continue reading

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Africa is not one country

The darkest thing about Africa has always been our ignorance of it – George Kimble, geographer, b1912. I took a screenwriting course last year. We were told: In Hollywood movies, you don’t specify that your characters are black, unless there … Continue reading

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