The Gossipers

Every Tuesday morning they gather. Fine weather and they sit around one of the round, wooden tables just outside their favourite café. If inclement, or if a chill winter wind blows, they head indoors into the café. Willing hands help to rearrange a table and chairs while some sit on the long bench seat which…

Beyond Words

In a word: special. On a comfy sofa in a café somewhere in suburbia sits a dad and his toddler-daughter. With one arm around his little girl, the dad is reading aloud from a slim hardback book. The girl snuggles closer towards her dad to get a better view of the colourful images on each…

So Naughty

OMG! So naughty. My choice for this morning’s treat is a ginger-beer spider and ricotta pancakes with maple syrup and ice cream. Just what the doctor would have ordered to feed the soul. (Or not!) Piped music soothes and relaxes my mind as I eat. Delicious food. Yum! I look up. With an outlook towards…