I just discovered the contact form has been broken for about two weeks – the only thing to break in my WordPress 3 (site software) upgrade. A fix is in place, so people can now contact me again successfully! Apologies to anyone who has tried and been frustrated. If you know someone who says they've tried to contact me and not heard back, please tell them to drop me a line again.
For the most part, I'm not the kind to dally over, under or prior to breakfast. Once upon a time, I could barely manage the few minutes of showering before my stomach felt like it was devouring me. Breakfast easily becomes a torture of digestive impatience and longing for tasty treats,...Read more Sat 24 Apr, 2010
Yet another unreality food show has hit our Australian telly screens. My Kitchen Rules, where teams representing five states vie for the title of most-self-confident but not-quite-expert home entertaining maestros. People showing off to each other isn't exactly my...Read more Tue 02 Feb, 2010
Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation, published in 2001, is a well researched, persuasive and at times shocking work describing the excesses of big business and the broad spectrum of compromises that make modern, cheap fast-food lifestyles...Read more Sun 25 Mar, 2007
"In Portugal, every website is broken," says the concierge as we try for the third time, in vain, to book a bus ticket online. I suggest that he is exaggerating slightly. Three or four years ago I might have agreed, but nowadays the situation is...Read more Fri 13 Jun, 2008