#Foodie Friday: Breakfast Muffins

I don’t know about you folks, but as far as I am concerned, I find it difficult to eat in the morning, especially sweet food. I am more of a scrambled eggs and baked beans kind of girl, and even more so since I have cut down on sugar, but I would find it a bit boring to eat that every day. So I’ve come up with a simple recipe for delicious savoury muffins that takes practically no time at all. Continue reading


10 French Words that Are Fun to Say

As today celebrates International Mother Language Day, I thought I’d share ten words from my mother language (French with a Belgian twist) that are funny to say. Continue reading

Plaza de Cairasco

Memory is a funny thing. There have been specific moments in my life when I thought, “I’ll never forget this” — and yet, I forgot. But it is all coming back to me now, in a blurred motion. The chronology cannot be right; I am sure some things happened before some others, but in the biographic records we keep of our journey through life, the pieces are sometimes rearranged to build a more coherent story. Continue reading

Margate’s Strange Shell Grotto

Jon has had to put up with many oddities from my part along the years (I won’t eat the tip of gherkins, I carry a screwdriver everywhere I go, I am adamant that Paul Newman and Robert Redford make it out alive at the end of Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, etc.), so when I insisted that we should visit a sea shell grotto, he looked upon it as yet another expression of my eccentricity, got into the car, and drove to Margate. Continue reading