Indian Spice and all things nice

It has been noted before on this blog – please see any of the numerous posts involving food! – that we are lucky enough to have our very own Masterchef here on the Hillside.  I wish that I could claim that title for myself but I confess to being much more at home pointing my…

Parchment, Pens and Sealing Wax

Probably because I have always been a passionate lover of books and stories, I still dream of finding the ultimate pirate treasure trove and the alchemical formula for turning base metal into gold.   I am a total magpie and collector of all things glittery, mystical, old and new and have a deep-rooted love of…