Literary legends

Last week was a great week. How often do you get to meet your literary and culinary heroes in the space of seven days? On Sunday March 6 I finally met author Armistead Maupin, creator of the Tales of the City series. I own all of his books and have been lucky enough to interview him twice. Unfortunately I didn’t get to meet Armistead when … Continue reading Literary legends

Cooking up a storm

The inclement weather in Perth over the weekend and general malaise of the week offered the perfect excuse to not leave the house all day Sunday and instead, spend it in the kitchen. First meal of the day, crispy bacon and scrambled eggs with fresh chives. Surprisingly, my son didn’t try to pick out the greenery. Leftovers and not so great freezer fare for lunch … Continue reading Cooking up a storm

Julie Australia’s first MasterChef

From more than 7500 applicants, Julie Goodwin was tonight named Australia’s first MasterChef. The mother in me felt Julie’s was a well deserved win; I don’t know if I could spend three months away from my husband and children (although my husband seems to think I could and wants me to apply for series 2!?). Julie’s now trademark nerves and flustered state looked like they’d … Continue reading Julie Australia’s first MasterChef