First take your Sangakkara

The week has passed Septemberily, arguing fiercely with itself about whether it should turn the heating on. Yes, it’s autumn, so here’s a recipe for a really fantastic apple sauce. You will need: Kumar Sangakkara Two spoonbills and a great white egret A hard-working and diligent spouse A metric fucktonne of apples (ok, let’s say … Continue reading First take your Sangakkara


Slice of life

The week has passed holidayingly, pausing only to upload smug photos of obscenely picturesque coastlines to social media with the sole purpose of irritating everyone stuck in an office. Aware that no holiday is complete without a dose of unnecessary drama, I obligingly slice the tip of my finger off while preparing supper on the … Continue reading Slice of life

Fringe benefits

The week has passed, cheering Mo Farah to the rafters, but keeping just enough breath in its lungs to propel a hearty boo towards Justin Gatlin. I have decamped to Edinburgh, where I will spend the next week waving my arms at these people in the hope that coherent sounds will appear. On the basis … Continue reading Fringe benefits