Quite the Mouthful: Mina Holland’s The Edible Atlas

When perusing the shelves of my favourite local book store, Mina Holland’s was a no brainer for me. The Edible Atlas: Around the World in 39 Cuisines. I love food and flavours of elsewhere and I love books. It promised to deliver a killer combo for me. I naturally performed my opening line test: “When we […]

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What you need to know about Charlie

Ok, I have a friend, right…. Charlie… When I hear a metal trolley wheeling its way down my street, I instinctively look over to check if it is Charlie passing through my ‘hood! The first time I made Charlie some fried beans and eggs and toast and a mug of Ricoffy, he told me, “God […]

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Harumi Kurihara… My Saviour! (Or, The Art of Simplicity)

I thought of an old blog post of mine yesterday, on a book reviewing blog I used to have, Attic Door Loves Books, during my student days, working weekends at Fogarty’s Bookshop. I thought it, now in these desperate times of inflation on the rise, all the more relevant… I hope you will take its […]

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