I don’t buy books often these days, as I already have three bookcases full of the paper beauties, but in this last month or so have bought almost a dozen. And we don’t count the spinning and knitting magazines, do we? Oh, good. Today I did buy two new books from a local book store, […]
When I returned home from an outing with my boys this afternoon, a delicious box of books was waiting for me. Yes, my Julie and Julia books. They are: My Life In France, by Julia Child, 2006. Julia’s Kitchen Wisdom, by Julia Child, 2000. Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume 1, by Julia Child, […]
I’m brainstorming. This is good. A lot of unknowns. This is not good. But then, that’s part of the adventure, no?
I am doing it again – putting off work. I need to wind many cones of yarn into skeins of yarn. But I am resisting. I want to knit or write or try a new yoga routine. So, compromise time. Brain, we will do 20-30 minutes of winding, then you can do something fun, okay? […]
…it comes in spades. In rushes. In unending spirals. In flooded banks, washed with colour. Well, if I’m lucky it does. And in the last 24 hours, it has. The “writer juices” were initially sparked by watching, as mentioned in the previous post, the film “Julie & Julia”. Then last night, while my husband did […]
In case you haven’t seen or heard of it, “Julie & Julia” is a movie based on the true stories of American chef Julia Child (who learned to cook in Paris) and Julie Powell, a New York woman who took on the cooking (and blogging about) of all of the recipes in Child’s Mastering the […]