Thanksgiving: Links and Recipes to Plan on

So anyone who has been following me for the last year or so knows that I am new to this America thing.  We moved to LA in 2013 and so next week will be my second US-Thanksgiving (not to be … Continue reading


Friday Bits & Bobs: Art on the Walls



On Thursday we went to the Venice Art Crawl and I was inspired.

Art. Let’s be clear: I am not an artist. I dabble, I doodle, I even pretend to know what I am talking about on occasion when in an art gallery.

But I am no artist.

I sometimes think I can be … then go back to my study materials.That being said: I love art. All kinds – performance art, tangible art, spoken word and transient works. I love words – written or drawn or sang, and I love the creativity that people hold when they think about anything – from little things like a day in their own life, to large things, like a revolution.

Art is, for me, the thing that separates us from mere robots: through art, through creative expression and through that whole process of going from idea to expression, we are reinterpreting the world around us, thinking it through in new ways and coming out the other side with something.

There’s good art, bad art; high art, low art; art for a specific purpose and art for no reason at all. But it’s all still art.

Monologue, ended.

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Friday Bits and Bobs & Steamy Fridge – Happy Valentine’s Day!

I am not one for Valentine’s Day. I don’t think I ever have been, but I like the idea of it. I like having a day that’s all for love – whether it’s a Galentine or Palentine or sexy Love … Continue reading


Friday Bits and Bobs & Steamy Fridge – First Friday of February

Last week, it was WordPress refusing me access to my blog by some sort of glitch. This week it’s been my internet that has been slowly dying. Today a repair man will come over to hopefully fix it … So … Continue reading


My Weekend – January 27, 2014

This was a sloooow weekend. See, I got the flu shot on Friday which effectively knocked me out of commission until Sunday or so. There was a lot of and and then some And lots of reading. Sunday morning, however, … Continue reading