Chocolate

I consume copious amounts of chocolate; two kinds- dark and the very dark. I prefer bean to bar. I wish I was a journalist, a chocolate one. I could travel to conferences, sample bars from every land and write about it. My friend and I,( a fellow chocoholic) often talk about our chocolate shop. We…

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2018 is here

It’s strange to see myself as a statistic on my blog. 2017 must have been a terrible year for I have not posted since July they say. That’s five months.  I did have a wander around the world though, it brought us all great joy. Loved working on the post that followed with photos that…

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Book Review:The House at the End of Hope Street By Menna van Praag

    With her intriguingly beautiful name, Menna van Praag invited me in. She opened the door to The House at the End of Hope Street. “at night the house looks like a Victorian orphanage housing a hundred despairing souls, but when the clouds part and it is lit by moonlight, the house appears enchanted. As…

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Lavender Almond Dark Chocolate

Here I am, many weeks have passed and I have not been fed creatively.  No time, no books, no reviews, not even a note to my favorite person – er, well, one of my favorite people. He must wonder where I am. I’ve tried to play catch up, and sadly, I have not…um, caught up, that…

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Celebrating Chocolate

February is National Chocolate Lovers month –  with Valentines Day around the corner, why not dedicate the whole month to that glorious, subtle, sweet, milky, dark and smoothly molded fabulous food… I could go on with a string of lovely and suitable adjectives, but a. I would bore you and b. I will need a…

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Winter Warmies…

I am definitely not one to adjust to Winter and I detest the cold bare feeling that creeps into my bones  when I step outside. I do however, love the rain because it is absolutely perfect for reading. Those of you with the coldest of Winters are allowed to laugh at my Northern Californian griping….

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