My Summer Bucket List: A Seasonal Separation

I’m breaking the mold. Normally I’d bring you poetry or a story or some perhaps lightly too-subverted philosophy hidden in shoes. But today is not only Sunday but exactly a week before I get to go home for the summer!  I haven’t started packing, in fact, right now I’m sat with my elbows resting on […]

Ten reasons why packet cake mixes are only for emergencies

My flatmate this evening made a packet mix cake, the results are never good in looks or taste but here are my ten main reasons of why it is not good, and why you should make your own: 1. Packet mixes will never taste anywhere near as good no matter how much butter cream and […]

The Marina

The water a murky pastel blue, I looked down and longed to just jump. The boats docked from far away places, the familiar welsh flag adorned one of them and reminded me of home. The seagulls swarmed in gangs around us, and the breeze swept us back towards the land. It was beautiful by the […]

Thinking, not Just eating

After carefully preparing strawberrys and raspberries, chopping and lightly sprinkling with sugar I sit down to consume with melted chocolate, but before I do I note the colour, the texture, how they compliment my plates in colour and pattern. To sit and eat is easy, but if we notice the form of what we are […]