Monthly Archives: February 2013

Memory food

Image credit One of my favourite things in the world is good food. Not necessarily fancy food, although I am partial to that as an occasional treat, but simple and honest food. I love the layering of taste and texture and that applies equally to something as humble as a piece of toast with salted […]

Posted in: Memory food


Bernard and Serena

Image credit I remember one of my first drama lessons at school. I must have been 7 or 8. The teacher put us into small groups and we had to act out being at a bus stop, each playing different stereotypical bus users. She also told us that one of her favourite things was overhearing […]

Posted in: You had to be there


Violent creams

Image ¬©Lucy Stendall Photography Malapropism (noun) The mistaken use of a word in place of a similar sounding one, often with an amusing effect. This is what my Grandma called violet creams. And also what the lady in the chocolate shop calls them too, as it turns out. These ones are from Belgium and are […]

Posted in: Malapropism