It's taken me a while to write this. I've wanted to for a long time, years actually, but in a way akin to post traumatic stress disorder, thinking for too long about what went on there shuts me down. Even now, three years on, dwelling on my months at Fera still fills me with an … Continue reading #Cheflife. Part Three. Working at Fera.
When Baz Luhrman took Romeo and Juliet and created his 1996 adaptation, there was a reason why he set the story in a modern day city of Verona Beach whilst keeping the language true to Shakespeare. He updated everything but the language. He did this because the story of Romeo & Juliet; rivalry, tragedy, and that … Continue reading The portrayal of love in cinema.
When Brooklyn came out at the start of this year, I went to watch it in the cinema and cried for the vast duration of the film. Then I went home, downloaded the book onto my kindle, and devoured that too- yes more tears. I adore cinema. I usually go once a week to see something- … Continue reading Why I love Brooklyn.
For some people, going to Paris is all about the sights, the history, the arts. For me, it’s the food. Or, if we’re being specific, the cakes. Parisian patisserie is number one in the world. Yes there are strong contenders both in Australia (how?? In the last five years Australia have risen SO HIGH in … Continue reading A day in Paris.
Actually, I’m something of a nomad and home is a vague and distant concept to me. I have family and friends scattered all over; in England, Europe- even far away in South Korea. My parents are based in Kent and it’s where I mostly grew up, so is that home? I spent three years studying … Continue reading A trip back home.
A city of many, many things. Although, admittedly, I haven't actually seen most of it. Yet~ So I've been going solo here for a little over four months now and, basically, the only parts of London which I've experienced have been the maaaaany foodie joints I've frequented with friends. And Soho. I love Soho. Where … Continue reading London can be…
I know, it's been a while and you missed me, didn't you? No, no, please, there's no shame in it. I would miss me too if I were you. So, for the first time, possibly ever, life has been super busy and I haven't had the time to keep up my leetle blog here. Seriously. … Continue reading Well hello there.