About me: Swapping two corporate lives for a slower, and sunnier, life in Cyprus.
Originally living in London and working in the City; now living in a 200 year old stone cottage in the Troodos foothills.
The Study Makeover Do you ever have one of those ideas for a plan, an improvement, a project? Something that seems like such a good idea, a way to better use space and resources and make the most of what you have? And you plan, and design, and cost and then get overwhelmed by the sheer size of […]... Sun, 18 Nov 2012 19:30:59
Catching up ? again Every time we plan on taking a minor break from the blog we caution ourselves not to let it become an extended intermission. And yet it did. Again. Must try harder next time. Anyway, we’re back again after another long hot summer. Now, in the first week of November, we’re wondering j... Fri, 02 Nov 2012 16:45:58
Green apricot salad A day or two I stumbled across a recipe for using unripe peaches. You know the sort: they look ripe and promising but in reality they are never, ever, going to ripen and nothing you can do is going to change that. The recipe was from Food52′s Genius category and you can find it here. […]... Sat, 09 Jun 2012 12:45:47
No, you can?t come in The kittens, now about a year old but still small, like the window sills. They know that they aren’t allowed in the house, even when there are tempting smells. But when the windows are open it’s possible to sneak around the curtain and peek in to see what is going on. Tippy, the boy, do... Fri, 08 Jun 2012 17:45:38
Pomegranates Just how do they do it? How is it possible for a fruit tree to thrive on neglect and to oscillate between ugly-as-hell and drop-dead-gorgeous? It’s the time of the year when we fall in love with the pomegranates all over again. Lush greenery, abundant growth and masses and masses of the most... Sat, 02 Jun 2012 14:45:24