Food and especially its preparation are becoming ever more of a fetish. As we all (should) know by now, the moment something becomes a fetish, it’s on… Read more “A Theory About Food”
You could make lemonade, dress a salad, zest the skin over a dish, marinade something. I love lemons. There’s something about the colour of a lemon; uplifting,… Read more “When life gives you lemons . . .”
To thine own self be true – a musing on food and a quick Tandoori Chicken Salad recipe for good measure.
Ingredients, perhaps a dash of technique too, possibly even a sprinkle of inspiration or artistry? Yes, it’s all these and more. Each of the constituents tells a… Read more “What’s in a recipe?”
The world’s gone mad. Everyone wants a piece of you, and you have little left to give. You feel like you’re holding everything, but that if you… Read more “We all need nourishment”
It’s no secret that I’ve worked in the world of Brand Marketing for many years. Advertising and PR are part of that mix. But like all such… Read more “Ethics in Advertising”
Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece.
We live in a society where the focus on well being and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system – where what we buy is, we are told, what defines us. Th film looks at the myths we are sold – about the true path to happiness being just ‘x’ or ‘y’ and hang the consequences. It asks questions.
Perhaps the true path to happiness doesn’t lie in unrestrained consumption, but rather in developing yourself and your own resilience?
Happiness, by Steve Cutts