My February Viva Brighton column is inspired by the forthcoming Brighton Tattoo Convention, which runs from 20th – 22nd February at the Hilton Brighton Metropole Hotel.
I wrote my latest Viva Brighton column about my experience getting married. For your convenience I have also copied it below, it’s a nod to Buzzfeed and Nora Ephron. In true wedding blog style, in this special ‘bumper’ edition I’ve also included some production credits at the end. If you’re getting married soon, I recommendContinue reading
My paternal grandmother Connie was not a cook, but she did appreciate the rituals surrounding the presentation of dinner and drinks. I’ve written on here before about the 1950s dinner and dance menus I found stowed away in the boxes my dad and I retrieved from Connie’s flat after she died. As I speak aboutContinue reading
A little while ago Hattie Garlick of Free Our Kids invited me to take part in a meme she has set up entitled Bringing Kids Books To Life. The aim is to, well, bring a kids book to life by enacting out the contents with your littl’uns. Fortunately for me, being a food blogger, IContinue reading
My father’s mother, Constance Daisy King, or ‘Tiny Ma Ma’ as I knew her, was in many ways unlike my maternal grandmother, but I will focus on the fact she was not a cook. Connie didn’t care much for eating food, and she cared even less about preparing it. It’s sad to say, but whenContinue reading
This recipe marks the beginning of a new series of posts for which I am inviting people to submit their own (what I call) ‘heirloom recipes’ for publication on this blog. An heirloom recipe is a dish that has been passed down to you by someone you love, most probably during your childhood, but notContinue reading