We thought we could simply replace our old upright stove with a new one. Foolish dreams!
I never thought I’d see the day when a child of mine uttered these words. And yet it has come to pass.
We have become empty nesters. The last daughter has fledged and flown away to Melbourne…
This column was published in the first edition of Regional Food magazine in winter 2005. It initiated a series of musings about the way we eat, drink and shop.
Noses are big in our family. Literally. With the exception of my younger daughter, all of us can boast a prominent proboscis.
There are, what, 20,000 or so items in your average supermarket? Yet, each time you shop, maybe 40 different items end up in your trolley. Who buys all that other stuff?