' it would be like describing the planet Jupiter as bigger than a duck '
Echoes of Douglas Adams and Terry Pratchett that ripples into Jasper Fforde (to name but a few). Because these authors' imaginations are, I like to think, good neighbours.
4.3.14Tags book, Caroline Waldegrave, Leiths Cookery Bible, non-fiction, Pancake Day, Prue Leith, recipe, Shrove Tuesday
Today I read a recipe for pancakes, for some reason.
MAKES ABOUT 12
110 g | 4 oz plain flour
a pinch of salt
1 egg, beaten
1 egg yolk
290 ml | ½ pint milk, or milk and water mixed
1 tablespoon oil
oil for cooking
(mix, cook, eat)
I read this before, in that gap between posts, also called 2012, but I didn't remember until I re-read it. The TV series and radio play had blurred together in my head.
Richard had noticed that events were cowards: they didn't occur singly, but instead they would run in packs...
Dylan Thomas has long been on my list, but he wasn't near the top until my lecturer played us a video of Richard Burton reading Under Milk Wood. It's called 'A Play For Voices' and it is.
There's a website for the 100th anniversary of his birth, this year: dylanthomas100.org
Vampire pirates? That's what you guys are? Vampirates.
You know, all the years we ran together, I can't believe nobody ever thought of that.
What do you mean? It's like the third thing you say.
(I missed Supernatural.)