The Cook of Castamar

My husband never proposed. Not even during the five months preceding the wedding, after six years of dating. I never had the fortune (or misfortune) to hear the three magic words, or experience the grand gestures traditionally associated with a wedding proposal. He simply asked me once what the Church would require for a mixed … Continue reading The Cook of Castamar

Day Overrated

Happy Valentine's Day … Call me overbearingly pessimistic but I have never quite understood the hype that surrounds one of the biggest days of the year which happens to be just another day of the working week , just a bit more red and all sorts of fuzzy. Maybe it’s the singleness of my age … Continue reading Day Overrated

Hello World!

I’m not addicted to coffee. I’m simply in a committed relationship with it. Today I wanted to remember how my love affair with coffee began ages ago. A some what blurry past to be honest. Peer pressure was involved too and how. Perhaps for that I should be thankful and only this one instance. The … Continue reading Hello World!