Monthly Archives: October 2013

Spicy Pork Shoulder Steaks

TweetThe other night I made a some spicy pork shoulder steaks for dinner that were rather good, if I say so myself! Shoulder steaks are not only cheaper than pork loins, I personally think they’re tastier and more succulent. This … Continue reading

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Let Toys Be Toys

TweetNot too long ago, someone told me that one of her 4 year old daughter’s favourite pastimes was to go shopping…”just like her mum!”.  I did wonder at the time why a 4 year old would love shopping – shouldn’t … Continue reading

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The Rise of the Emotionally Intelligent

TweetToo often, I feel that emotional intelligence gets overlooked.  It’s sometimes treated like the poor cousin of academic intelligence. But for me, it’s really the star. According to the good people at psychology.about.com: Emotional intelligence refers to the ability to … Continue reading

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Roasted Butternut Squash and Sweet Potato Soup

TweetIt’s October and the nights are drawing in… which means it’s time to start making all those delicious, comforting and warming meals that make you go nom, nom, nom (for those of you who aren’t aware, that’s the official term … Continue reading

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What’s With all the Sex?*

TweetMaybe I’m just getting old but… there seems to be an awful lot of sex out there at the moment. And not in a liberating, healthy way – more of a seedy, slightly disturbing way. I read an article on … Continue reading

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