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What Love Means

For Corinne , on her 3rd wedding anniversary . "What does love mean?" This question was posed to a group of kids, between the ages...

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Action Replay

Think about your life's biggest regret. The biggest mistake you ever made. That one incident or person or thing that changed everything....

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

Crazy Little Thing Called Love

I first started blogging in January 2003 and back then, I was very clear about one thing - that I did not want to meet anyone in person. Blo...

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Happy Birthday to Me!

Happy Birthday to Me!

So it's my birthday today. I'm 36! Still don't believe it. I remember thinking, 10-15 years ago, that 36 must be as old as the h...

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Week 2

Week 2

Monday, January 18 Chutney Rolls They're actually garlic rolls but the Indianised version. They gave us the eye-watering, arse-burning g...

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About Me - Updated

I used to write for a living. Now I bake. I would continue writing even if no one read me. I wouldn't know what to do with a bunch of un...

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the corrosive effects of mid-night blogging

most nights i have the radio on until 2 am. yes, i love music. but sometimes it's just a way to kill the deathly silence. there is only ...

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Classifieds

Classifieds

Put a pair of boobs on him and you got me. Any takers? I promise to cook/bake while you get me the beer. Or at least talk about cooking/baki...

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Bread in a loopy loop loop

Bread in a loopy loop loop

Too Much Love Too much sorrow Too much pain Too many reasons Not to go back again Leavin' without her Is too much to bear But when we...

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Howdy?

Howdy?

Coffee walnut choco chip loaf. Made two of these today for a couple of friends who ordered them for their friends. I can't believe peopl...

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B-School Bulletin!

B-School Bulletin!

Wednesday, January 13 Tiny vanilla cup cakes using the basic sponge cake recipe. Most of us can make this in our sleep, right? Wrong! We had...

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ticking clocks, ebbing lives

a few years ago, i lost my young cousin in a fatal bike accident. everyone was in a state of shock. my aunt was, understandably, inconsolabl...

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I'd like to make it with you...

I'd like to make it with you...

So this is the best school that I've ever gone to. I get to play with sharp objects, wear cool caps and munch in class. I can actually u...

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Back to School

Back to School

Yesterday I got flowers! I don't remember the last time someone brought me flowers! And this bouquet has yellow roses, which are my favo...

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I Swear!

It bothers me when women in their late 30s say B instead of bitch, UGs instead of undergarments/underwear/bras&panties/chaddis/lingerie,...

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Wish You Were Here

Wish You Were Here

I have always loved postcards and everytime someone I knew travelled, I would ask them to mail me some from the places they went to. These d...

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Birthday Boy!

Birthday Boy!

Meet Inspector T. The international man of mystery. Last to arrive at the scene of the crime. The mutt without a clue. AKA the love of my li...

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The Loneliness of the All-Night Snot Blower*

The Loneliness of the All-Night Snot Blower*

*With due apologies to Alan Sillitoe I used to be quite a sickly child and was always in and out of the hospital. During these times, my Dad...

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Wondering if I should knock off the titles this year...

Wondering if I should knock off the titles this year...

I've been writing a post since Saturday and I just can't bring myself to finish it. It's stuck like a pebble in the shoe of man ...

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