FIVE BOOKS FOR YOUR FIRST TRIP TO INDIA
I am often asked about what books to read on India especially by those planning their first trip to this intriguing country.Google and the choice is overwhelming and bewildering. History, mythology, politics, economy, fiction versus non fiction, travelogues & biographies - it is enough to make your head spin.In recent…
THE OM PHENOMENA
Where ever you turn in India you will notice this sacred symbol Om. In the temples, at shrines, on the doors of homes & shops and daubed on walls down streets and alley ways.It is found in Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism as well as Hinduism. According to Hinduism it is…
Lent, it does feel like forever especially when you have given something up. In my case it has been C.H.O.C.O.L.A.T.E.To be fair it has not been that bad, I probably should have given up the Gin & Tonic – that would have been harder although I might have substituted the…
IT'S NEVER TOO HOT FOR CHILLI!
I love summer entertaining.Balmy summer evenings, a few nibbles, a chilled glass of Rose and of course some good friends.This summer we have been blessed with the weather here in the UK, and with a little forward planning you need not be sweltering in the kitchen.To start with a bowl…