Paris je t’aime

How can you not love Paris? It’s a city I’d return to in a heartbeat although I must admit the recent terrorist incidents have made me wonder just how keen I’d be to return at the moment. Not to mention a lack of actual funds or time off. I first visited Paris in 1989 with a couple of friends who were living in London. We … Continue reading Paris je t’aime

The holiday is over, now the hard work begins

On Friday I developed a bad case of Friday-itis. Post holiday blues. A reality check. We had been home for a week after a month on vacation in the US. The bags were unpacked. The washing was done. The credit card bills had arrived. I was back at work. So where was I going to find time to download and organise my photos? Print the photos? … Continue reading The holiday is over, now the hard work begins

Singapore Fling

  Anyone who knows me is well aware that while I love film, television and music – I am really passionate about food. Cooking it, eating it, taking dodgy photographs of it.   Last week in Singapore I visited The Club on the 57th floor of the Marina Bay Sands Hotel. The Sky Park has a commanding view of Singapore city from one side and … Continue reading Singapore Fling

Say No to Easter – Until closer to April!

I haven’t taken the Christmas tree down yet or even had a chance to snap up any Christmas decorations at 50 per cent off. Yet there they were staring at me in the supermarket today… Hot Cross Buns! Seriously. On January 4! I bet Easter eggs won’t be far behind. And Valentine’s Day Cards. It’s starting to feel like  one big consumer-oriented public holiday/religious event/sales … Continue reading Say No to Easter – Until closer to April!