Two Lives

In my ideal life, I wake up at 8 and go for a run. I have a breakfast of fresh fruit and smoked fish and then I write for three hours. I go into the garden, do a little weeding, check on my vermicomposter, and have a bite of lunch before writing for another few…

A Wooden Spoon Evening

Eric and I are developing traditions around our Wooden Spoon Wanderer project. We are building our cooking repertoire for the rest of our lives, and experiencing new flavours together. Sharing a meal is an intimate experience. When you sit down to eat a meal with another person, you are sharing an activity that gives you…

Cooking Towards Recovery

When I was seven years old, I became a vegetarian. For many, this might have been a precocious exploration of ethicality, but for me, it was bound up in the beginnings of an eating disorder. This may sound like an over-complication of the situation — what seven-year-old doesn’t love animals? — but deciding to not…