Echoes of Yumminess

A couple of years ago I found a recipe on-line for a version of a Finnish yeast bun that is so delicious it is hard to resist. It’s called Dallaspulla. (NB: you may have to take Finnish lessons to read this recipe.  Or use the on-line translator…) Alternatively – here it is. For the dough: … More Echoes of Yumminess

I visited a vampire

Ha! Bet that got your attention 😡 Seriously though, I did visit a place where they sucked lots of blood out of my body. Far more than I would have expected or even thought reasonable. You see, I went to the doctor yesterday to ask about a persistent, irritating cough that has been hanging around … More I visited a vampire

The Ripple Effect

Hi there! How are you today? I hope you’re well  😉 Do you need some help ? Here, let me do that for you. I’d like to share this with you… Kindnesses. Random acts of kindness, smiles, little acts of thoughtfulness can make such a big difference to another person’s day. Did you know that  “The … More The Ripple Effect

TRH is Frugal

  TRH (The Retired Husband) has a morning ritual. Without it his day is ruined. It goes like this – ♥ make a cup of coffee ♥read the daily newspaper. Preferably in its virgin state. (Since retiring he very reluctantly, with loud  grunts and groans of “It’s just not the same…” allows me to remove … More TRH is Frugal


Wabi-Sabi? Huh? Is it, some weird version of wasabi paste? No, it is not. It (侘寂) is a concept in traditional Japanese aesthetics constituting a world view centered on the acceptance of transience and imperfection. The aesthetic is sometimes described as one of beauty that is “imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete.” That describes me to a tee. … More Wabi-Sabi

Saturday Smiles

It’s that time of the week again  – laughter and smiles to welcome the weekend! A man boarded an aircraft at London’s Heathrow Airport for New York, and noticed taking his seat as he settled in, he noticed a very beautiful woman boarding the plane. He realised she was heading straight toward his seat and … More Saturday Smiles

Love your teeth

You might be wondering what on earth I’m doing writing about such a boring subject. Teeth, whether you know it or not, are crucial to our wellbeing. In fact, if you have poor oral hygiene and bad teeth, there is an increased risk of developing  other health issues such as cardiovascular disease. I want to … More Love your teeth

Indigenous Hip Hop

Tonight I bring you  an inspiring story about social change. It is about the B-town warriors,  an indigenous hip hop group. Their mission is to raise awareness and create a medium for social change through their rap music. It has given them a voice, motivation for change and a vehicle for raising awareness of the … More Indigenous Hip Hop