The Brandeburg Gate

A weekend in Berlin

A weekend in Berlin with my family in 2016.

Carciofi alla romana

Carciofi alla romana – Artichokes the Roman way

I love artichokes. In and around Rome there are many ways of cooking artichokes, like…

Flowers are beautiful, but orchids…

All flowers are beautiful. I love them all, from the humble wild flowers growing in…

The seal in the water

It was a beautiful day and I decided on the spur of the moment to…

The Great Barrier Reef, Australia

The other day I was reading that the Great Barrier Reef is dying.  We need…

Spaghetti alla Carbonara

CarbonaraDay

Today is international Carbonara Day. What is Carbonara, and why do we have an international…