I think this is my favourite piece of writing ever. It contains my first written reference to two of my closest friends currently in my life; it has a wonderful "photo essay" flow, and I like how I ratchet up the tension throughout the piece. The serendipity and mysticism of that fateful day are also … Continue reading Coincidence or fate?
This article was obviously written in the middle of the 2022/2023 season, before the capitulation. Before I flew home from Ponta Delgada to watch our victory lap. I like this article because it nicely toes the line of overexcitement, nostalgia and philosophical angst.It depicts a very true and important emotion for me, and, as I … Continue reading Ah! Sunday… sweet abundant rest and that familiar, empty feeling of homesickness.
I’m writing this from a small, propellor-propelled little bunny of a plane as I chug chugger my way from São Miguel island to Terceira. It was 08:21 when I began this piece; it’s now 08:22. 3. Whoops. When it dawned on me in about January that The Island Life was indeed for me, I made … Continue reading An 08:21 Adventure: Thoughts from my flight to Terceira
I wrote this post on October 13th, 6 days after the devastating Hamas attack on October 7th and before the full-scale impact of the war had taken shape. These words preceded some of the most identity-shaping weeks of my life. I share these words unedited, knowing that many people may not like some of what … Continue reading How I distract myself during times of tragedy
Just like Lamont Dozier did in 1977 with his absolute BANGER, this weekend I went back to my roots. I returned to Bristol for the first time since I graduated - the city where this little blog began all those many moons ago; the city I have such a deeply complicated relationship with and, most … Continue reading Full Circle
Read on to hear me getting emotional about some noodles!
Please note, this article was originally written in Summer 2020. The message remains frightfully important and relevant. At the end of May, the world’s eyes were temporarily drawn away from the headlines surrounding the now not-so-novel Coronavirus pandemic. For many, the collective energy was put towards grieving the tragic death of George Floyd and supporting … Continue reading #StopHateForProfit
I submitted this piece for the "The AA Gill Award for Emerging Food Critics" competition. Let’s imagine that I am boarding a train to Bristol from London Paddington. It is far more likely than not I will experience the tell-tale rumble in my tum which informs me that yet again, the munchies have struck. It … Continue reading O Astro Cervejaria Petisqueira
This article was originally posted on Biz Latin Hub An Introduction to Coffee in Peru and Australian Cafés In addition to the booming tourism industry in Peru, astounding cuisine and the stupefyingly beautiful Amazon rainforest, Peru is home to some of the best coffee in the world. The emphasis on ‘best’ is key to this article. … Continue reading Peruvian Coffee and Australian Cafés – A Match Made in Heaven?
This is part 2/2 of an article originally published on Biz Latin Hub This is Part 2 of the interview, Toby Feldman of Biz Latin Hub Mexico spoke with Sergio Almazán and Donald Smallwood from Australia, New Zealand and Mexico Business Council (ANZMEX). Part 1 focused on ANZMEX’s growth and activity and looked in detail at the role they … Continue reading ANZMEX Directors Share Insight into Australian, New Zealand and Mexican Relations