Monthly Archives: January 2015

Monday Motorway Music™, January 26 – Just Another Day At The Office

Had a lovely family weekend – of the ones that make you smile and think “blessed” even if, for us, religion admittedly plays no part of it. “Pearls on a string” is a way of putting it that I got … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Cooking Music XI – Pheasant with Grape and Mushroom Sauce

Fell for two pheasants in a local supermarket some time ago. They came out of the freezer Friday and right now have been seasoned with salt and pepper and “tied up” with some bacon and then turned over and seared … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, January 19 – what happened to this sort of winter?

Don’t worry – even though it is a very important topic (and, despite what leading American Congress-politicians may say, a real one), I will not launch a rant on global warming. There’s weather and there’s climate – and of course winters when … Continue reading

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Travel in Gray Tones

You leave in the morning With everything you own in a little black case Alone on the platform The wind and the rain On a sad and lonely face Bronski Beat, Smalltown Boy, The Age of Consent, 1984

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Monday Motorway Music™, January 12 – Wet, Wet, Wet

Man, but it is dreary in Denmark. Ok, we had some windy weather – very windy, even – over the weekend. Enough to close bridges and tear selected bits off houses in Northern Jutland and the like. Enough, in any … Continue reading

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Cobblestone Debate: Why, today, Je suis Charlie

It may be presumptuous for such a small, irregularily published and – in the big picture of things – largely irrelevant blog such as this to jump into the big debate following the 12 murders of journalists and cartoon artists in Paris … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, January 5 – New Year Traditions & A Noteworthy Sunrise

So, we got there – into 2015. And here’s hoping that you got there well! Whether you jumped into it (as there is some kind of tradition to do in Denmark), ate grapes (Spain), or whatever the local tradition is … Continue reading

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The Weather Turned – From Winter back to Gray

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Cobblestone Cooking Music X – New Year’s Dessert: Signature Chocolate Mousse

[oh well, didn’t quite get it edited and done and published yesterday – on the upside, that allowed me to reflect on how it tasted and went with the wine] Almost 2015. Almost time for an evening (and probably half … Continue reading

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