‘The first time I tried organic wheat bread, I thought I was chewing on roofing material’ – Robin Williams
I sat cross-legged on the blanket with my two babies – our treasures set before us – the delicacies I’d climbed up onto the kitchen chair to pluck from the furthest reaches of the high wood-planked cupboards. Pastel colored tiny marshmallows, breadsticks, rusks, cheese, salami, mandarin oranges, baking chocolate, crackers, roasted peppers, marzipan, big soft […]
It sometimes feels as if this generation (at least here in the United States) invented the idea of food, in many ways. Or perhaps ‘re-invented’ might be the better word. There is a sense of unearthing the primal purity of all that is good and fine, of discarding the cheap and common-place, of a moral […]
This postcard reminds me of ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’. It looks like Johnny had a bit too much cake. I’ve had enough weltschmerz, this week. That’s not to say I won’t ever want it again. One never knows. But like Johnny, all I have to say at the moment is ‘please don’t bend me’. […]
It’s just a passing phase.