Holidays And Travel Bring Fresh Insights To Life

Being a business owner, I diary my holidays as I plan my year. I discovered that if I didn’t, work would easily swamp my time. Recently I traveled to Venice, Sicily, and then Nice. I am a photographer and gorgeous vignettes are abundant, yet it was the delightful and helpful everyday transactions with the people that made the stay memorable. Several experiences stand out as signs of progress. We have travelled in brand-new planes, trains and buses and landed in...

Continue Reading > Share to FaceBook Share to LinkedIn Tweet It

What Do Leaders And Lemons Have In Common?

This photo is of lemons from my central city roof garden. I love lemons. From their vibrant colour to sour taste and the fact they are ripe in mid-winter when most fruits are dormant. Lemons are versatile. With this crop, I dried lemon slices for summer drinks, preserved lemons for chickpea tagines, and made cashew nut custard for deserts (recipe here). Spread it on crispbreads with pickles and it makes a great snack. What have any of these features to...

Continue Reading > Share to FaceBook Share to LinkedIn Tweet It