October 31, 2018

It's been such a torrid, few weeks that it almost feels as if I were running for Mayor. 

Never has my cellphone rung so much, my Facebook feed been as cluttered, or my neighbors been this divided.

Forget about not being able to see the wood for the trees....I can bar...

October 24, 2018

Election fever has gripped the country as last minute canvassing - and dirty dealing - abounds.

(Even the news that Gilad Shalit is moving to my hometown of Hod Hasharon failed to elicit much response as the city focuses exclusively on gossip and smear campaigns....

October 17, 2018

My newly-converted vegetarian daughter recently started university and, appalled at the high prices and mediocre quality of food on campus, announced that she'll need a packed lunch every day.

My heart sank just a little, as I anticipated near-daily visits to the supe...

October 10, 2018

I'd like to begin with an apology.

Every now and again, I receive a message from a disgruntled newsletter reader, bemoaning the fact that the recipes I post are rarely sugar-free/low-carb.

Chastised, and determined to make sure that all our readers are kept happy, I...

October 3, 2018

There is a well known florist in Johannesburg who's made a name for herself with her very creative business model.

When someone has a baby/birthday/reason to celebrate, friends and family all order blooms from this famous florist, who then sends the recipient just one...

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