Archive for February, 2010

This little boy’s Saturday morning was all about peeling a boiled egg. He sat on one of our benches, concentrating and peeling away while his grandfather sat opposite him, just watching, and the rest of his family were off making toast. He didn’t need any help, and it didn’t matter to us if he made […]


Last night I made steak and mushroom pie for the two of us. It took me four hours, from making the pastry until it actually made it to the table. Four bloody hours! There are tons of other things I could have been doing, and a whole list-full of stuff I probably should have been […]