Beef Bourgiugnon

Yesterday was Sunday and after a crazy busy few weeks I wanted a day of rest at home. I wanted to stay in my bubble, read a bit, write a bit, watch a movie and cook something delicious. So I read (and finished) A Simple Favour by Darcey Bell, rewatched the film Julie & Julia…

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A messy way to learn

Italiano #2 To explain my messy learning story in relation to Italian you need to understand two things, firstly I moved to Italy without much time between the decision and move. Secondly as a result of the speed I had no time to take a course in Italian and so I moved to Italy without any…

Odious Idiots

  I awake gratified that the sleeting rain outside reflects my distaste for the world, my workplace and especially my colleagues. Those odious idiots who believe they are both conversant and entertaining regardless of the topic. The bus passes as I come out the gate and I am satisfied as if this too justifies my discontent.…

Sunday Round-up

BlogADay #10 So far I am managing to stick to my goal of blogging every day for two weeks although it is proving tougher some days than others. I'm enjoying it though! This is my first ever round up of everything I have blogged thus far during this challenge; BlogADay Round Up Tendencies & Tenacity…

Suspicious

BlogADay #6 Today I wanted to post about the birthday of George Washington Gale Ferris, inventor of the original FERRIS WHEEL. Despite great suspicion over its safety Mr Ferris presented the Ferris Wheel as a rival to the Eiffel Tower at the World Exhibition 1893 in Chicago (USA). There was great fear that this revolving wheel…