Category Archives: English

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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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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Lonely House

I walk around in this house Really,  I don’t But, well, in my mind, I do The house that only exists there In my mind I’m alone there Of course I am Since no-one else know about it But also … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, February 19 – Checking Out For 3-4 Weeks

  It’s vacation time – we’re going on a major 3 1/2 weeks trip to Patagonia (south end of Latin America, not the clothing brand). I expect pretty sparse internet connections and a lot of enjoyable vacationing with my wife. … Continue reading

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Thursday Motorway Music™, February 8 – Whizzing About

I might have mentioned it in passing before – but I tend do do some travelling once in a while 😉 And, sure enough, this week has had two trips already – Monday and Wednesday; two day trips with early … Continue reading

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Monday Motorway Music™, January 29 – Something Is Up With …

…the weather. Or, sadly, the climate. Which, in turn, might mean that there is something up, indeed, with the weather. (Bonus points for getting the song/movie reference somewhat hidden in the headline) The photo above is Pont Neuf in Paris, … Continue reading

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