Three Ingredients II – 12: Lentils, Cumin, Roast Lamb

Sanctuary The first time I remember hearing the word I was a small child watching a very old black and white film of “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and it had a lasting effect on me.  Not just the movie, but the word — sanctuary, the sound of it, the meaning and the concept.  Sanctuary … More Three Ingredients II – 12: Lentils, Cumin, Roast Lamb

Three Ingredients II – 11: Red Currants, Baked Beans, Polish Sausage

Am I in an odd “place” or is it just the weather? The moon? Solar flares maybe? Could it be this week’s ghostly ingredient from the Jar of Spooky Things? I can’t define it — this odd mood, so I may as well just roll with it.  However, be warned that it might make this episode of … More Three Ingredients II – 11: Red Currants, Baked Beans, Polish Sausage

Three Ingredients II – 10: Strawberries, Avocados, Lobster

Thanks for coming back to another episode of our interactive culinary mystery serial.  The “ingredients” all of you send help make sure the story includes a multiplicity of ideas.  However, the cupboards are bare again.  Everyone is welcome to leave three food-related things in the comments. That’s what drives this pantser story — your varied ingredients. Variety … More Three Ingredients II – 10: Strawberries, Avocados, Lobster

Three Ingredients II – 9: Chanterelle Mushrooms, Gin, Trifle

Hello everyone — I’m so glad to see you again! At the end of Episode-7 Andy’s fate was unknown. Whether by design or by accident, the ghost-riders had taken him away. Then last weekend Maestro Martino sacrificed something important to him, without knowing whether or not it would return Pip’s friend. However, that segment ended … More Three Ingredients II – 9: Chanterelle Mushrooms, Gin, Trifle

World Cat Day 2014

Authors and Cats How could I miss World Cat Day?  But I almost did!  I’ve absolutely no idea why my cats were letting me overlook it. They probably meant to let me know at some point between their after lunch nap and their mid-afternoon nap.  If not, then before their pre-dinner nap. There have been … More World Cat Day 2014

Rainbow Hearts

Originally posted on DANCES WITH CANCER:
I had a really beautiful dream just before waking this morning – which meant I remembered it clearly, a real bonus. I was sitting beside a lake with quite a few people when suddenly a saw a small gizmo sailing past puffing out mists of rainbow colours. I noticed…