Week 4 2017 – an anniversary in the Welsh sunshine

On 25 January, Andrew and I celebrate 21 years as a couple. I think I can safely say that the last 6 months has been the most exceptional of that time considering the arrival of little Ioan. It’s he who I blame for my poor organisation in planning our celebratory weekend away, which was supposed […]

Week 4 – converting the French to British food

Who says the French don’t like British food eh? I have yet to meet a French person who hasn’t wanted to try some of our traditional British dishes, although I admit I was dubious about the success of my menu for last Wednesday night: Haggis, neeps and tatties to taste Welsh rarebit Toad in the hole […]

Haggis, neeps and tatties for Burns Night

25 January is both Burns night and mine and Andrew’s anniversary – 18 years this year! We’ll be celebrating our happy lives together in Sri Lanka this year, which is a pretty spectacular way to celebrate. As for Burns night, I couldn’t resist our annual haggis, neeps and tatties, and so I cooked a haggis […]