Food Idioms – Part I

Food Idioms, Cartoons, Big Cheese

Similes, metaphors, idioms and other observational tools in our linguistic armoury make for rich pickings when it comes to doodles.

Lately, I’ve been focusing my attention on food idioms – … Read the rest


Bottoms Up!

Bottoms Up - food illustration

It’s a Monday night and it’s raining, as it has done for the last week or more. It’s so unbelievably gloomy that I have decided to crack open that bottle … Read the rest


E & O (and pay-back for Bertie Wooster)

E&O Chilli salt squid

The Lady Bites wouldn’t have happened had it not been for an ex-web designer friend of mine, known as Bertie Wooster (or sometimes Dirty Bertie thanks to his tent-creeping tendencies), … Read the rest


Mackerel fishing on the South Devon coast

Mackerel and whiting fishing, Salcombe

My first day back from holiday and I am already missing Prawle Point, the southernmost tip of Devon, where my in-laws had rented a house, the last in a line … Read the rest


A newbie’s perspective on being a food blogger….

Food blogger illustration

One of my freelance writing roles is as part-time food editor at The Good Web Guide, where I’m lucky enough to review cookery books, interview food bloggers and chefs … Read the rest


Banana and Marmite on toast

Banana and Marmite on toast

This morning I enjoyed one of my all-time favourite breakfasts: banana and marmite on toast. It’s an unusual combination, I know, and one that I don’t doubt will have the … Read the rest