More Summer Photos

These photos were taken over the summer of 2010. The oldest (the Balloon and clouds photo) I took on 26th June and the most recent, the group portrait of Taiga, the Gothenburg Balalaika Group, I took this morning (29th August). The Soapstone Inuits are on the mantlepiece of my brother- and sister-in-law, who have paddled … More…

The Kitchen Diaries and Toast

The Kitchen Diaries & Toast

I am reading my birthday presents, two books by Nigel Slater. A big, fat, beautifully illustrated hardback called The Kitchen Diaries and a slim paperback called Toast. The former is about seasonal foods in a combination of diary entries and recipes, the latter a biographical sketch of the author’s childhood in the 60s told by … More…