Food Mains

    Mauritian sausage rougail

    12 September 2016
    rougail saucisse

    I don’t often write about Mauritius around here, but I lived on the island for 7 years and my memories there make up a big part of my childhood. “Rougail saucisse” is a classic Mauritian dish that is very easy to make but requires some patience as each part of the meal needs to simmer so as to acquire maximum flavour.

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  • Rose under fire
    Books Culture

    Rose Under Fire by Elizabeth Wein

    After having read – and loved – the WWII fiction novel Code Name Verity, I started on Rose Under Fire, its sequel, as soon as I had finished the first book. Here’s what I…

    29 August 2016
  • zootopia
    Culture Films


    You might be surprised to find an article on Zootopia here as this is my first review of an animated film! But the truth is, I LOVE animated films and I watch them all…

    17 August 2016
  • Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein
    Books Culture

    Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein

    My list of books to read on Goodreads currently has 57 books on it. The selection is eclectic, including classics I feel I “should” read like Frankenstein or Gone with the Wind, a few…

    10 August 2016
  • Bracelets à pompons multicolores

    Multi-coloured tassel bracelets

    Some DIY projects demand a lot of attention, depending how used to the craft you are and how objectively difficult it is. In my case, one vivid daydream is enough for me to produce…

    31 July 2016