A Rhyme for Rain

Water, water, coming down And drenching all my city, You swallow every surface dull, My face too, more’s the pity.

I’m a little bit Country…

This weekend, I was coaxed back home to the countryside, I have no ‘home’ there, just a guest room to occupy temporarily, but be it habit or be it the countryside itself, I always call it home. (I suppose London is my adoptive home, lucky London.) I returned home to finally step into the pointed,…

Love Eat Pray Love

Apparently, I have been pretty slow in the discovery of Elizabeth Gilbert’s 2006 novel, or rather, memoir, Eat Pray Love. International best seller, translated into over 30 languages, and having sold 10 million copies world wide and being made into a film starring Julia Roberts in 2010, I don’t know how it passed under my radar. Well, I probably…

Willkommen in der Schweiz

I love a bit of spontaneity, and that’s exactly what this trip to Switzerland was; a trip with a friend to see a culinary school in Lucerne that became a pure pleasure trip for me with only a week and a half’s notice. Free hotel, just pay for travel, how could I say no? A…