“Do not go gentle into that good night

Rage, rage against the dying of the light” ~ Dylan Thomas My perfect girl, my dream, my soul, Who taught me everything, and more Too bright, too quick to learn for most You challenged all the world with “why” But woke each day and asked “why not” Never waiting for me, for permission Why would […]

Prove it! How to bake the perfect dog

 “Cooking is an art, baking is a science” * Having been on a breadbaking course a couple of months ago at the fabulous E5 Bakehouse in London, I can confirm that there is indeed a lot of “science” involved in baking bread. (Who knew that you could weigh water? Seriously…) Of course, I can already […]

It’s the 4th of July!

So, what makes a great Independence Day party? Easy, right? BBQs and beers. Friends and fireworks. (It kind of feels like I’m writing song-titles for the next Green Day album… Weird.) Maybe a nice hot and sunny day too. Sport on the TV (sorry it won’t be the soccer World Cup. Still, the USA’s performance […]

The Dog Nanny

Today is “bring your dog to work” day

The interwebs are full of gorgeous pictures of dogs in offices, dogs waiting for the tube, dogs negotiating busy London streets.   What could be more fun? Well, I guess having the day off to spend with your dog in the sun could be more fun but, assuming that’s not possible, there’s a lot of […]