I have finally stepped into the world of the podcast. Excuse me if I'm a little late on the scene, but I've caught up at last. What a fun way to waste spend yet more of the little free time that I already have. Tonight, for instance, to get in the mood for this blog … Continue reading Podcast newbie
I have just been watching Heston Blumenthal on television. Is the man nuts? Oh yes. Is he a bit of a genius? Oh yes. Who else in their right mind thinks Willie Wonka is an inspiration for a dinner? Tonight's episode of Heston's Feast was Heston's Chocolate Factory Feast where he uses a 1960s Willie … Continue reading Heston Blumenthal’s Feast
This is a book by Adele Faber and Elaine Mazlish. I came across it from two directions, the first was from getting one of their other books, Siblings Without Rivalry from the library in advance of the arrival of Master Oh Waily and the second was through seeing it in a blog post by Gretchen … Continue reading How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk
<gloat alert on> This morning I went to the gym. For some of you that's not much to gloat about, but for me the great unfit of the world, it's a pretty important thing. After Monday's weight workout I had to wait and wait and wait until the DOMS* wore off. I kid you not, … Continue reading Endorphins are your friend
Apart from the traditional sidelight that allows me to read while Mr Oh Waily snoozes, there are currently seven books. Underway are Wolf Hall, The Feng Shui Detective's Casebook, Business Stripped Bare and The Inheritance of Loss. Waiting for their turn are Montessori Read & Write, Mr Wong Goes West and Pilgrim's Progress. Of these … Continue reading What’s on the bedside table?