Author Archives: Cobblestone

Cobblestone Cooking Music XXXVIII – Spaghetti Cacio e Pepe

Just a quick usual disclaimer for whenever I do Italian cooking here – if your beloved Grandma from the sun-scorched hills in Umbria (or wherever) did this differently, this is not an attempt to cast spells on your family 😉 … Continue reading

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Words – did you take them?

You leftI miss youThose two lines never made much good writingExcept for the odd blues songThat I am so far from being the right guy to do But when I try to make something better of themAdd some eloquencePut flesh … Continue reading

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What happened to them?

I really wanted to write something today But the words didn’t come. Did you take them with you when you left? — Note to anyone who may know me in person: no dramatic changes in my life, rest assured. As … Continue reading

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New Tool in the Armoury

Exchanged a Christmas gift for this shiny beauty 🙂 It said: “Caution, contains sharp items” on the box. No sh*t, Sherlock… OK, it is just one blade. But it made me think of Dire Straits’ ” Six Blade Knife” anyway. … Continue reading

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Why First Now?

I now have a cast iron pan. And after using it only three times, I’m thinking of it’s predecessors – If you, if you could return Don’t let it burn Don’t let it fade I’m sure I’m not being rude … Continue reading

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First Frost of the Year

First frosty morning Winter’s welcoming us with Brillant crisp beauty

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Unexpected Dance

Your eyes were blue and full of light Making this more than just a night And while we danced I saw just that Your eyes were blue and full of light The smile, the touch, the tit for tat They … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, July 2 – Magical Copenhagen Nights

We had a night out last week – a small group of good colleagues as one guy was leaving the team. The food was absolutely excellent – New Nordic style and both the starting scallops and the main course venison … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, June 25 – Three Travel Mysteries

Before I get to the travel bit – last week was one of mixed live music experiences – all good. Tuesday was rock – Haim played in Copenhagen on the tail end of their Sister, Sister, Sistor tour. And gee, … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, June 18 – Those Su-ummer Nights!

We’ve had a long, long stretch of warm, sunshiny weather. So long, in fact, that the area I live in is dry beyond belief and the traditional Midsummer celebration in my village has been cancelled – it was due to … Continue reading

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