For the first time, I decided to try to cook every recipe in a cookbook. Could I actually achieve that, I wondered? How many times had I flicked through a cookbook thinking, ‘Oo, I’d love to make that one day,’ but had never got around to it?
Music is a beautiful way to pass the time. Carrying an instrument raises people’s curiosity; time and time again I have experienced the way that just the sight of the instrument case breaks down barriers between strangers.
‘Kitty McSporran […] is a good starting point for discussion. I like the book’s style but you could read the book and be forgiven for thinking there is no control of scientific research involving animals.’