Tarte Tatin recipe – An easy dessert with wow factor

If you can’t be in France, bring some of your favourite French things to your table. After trying my first Tarte Tatin in Paris many years ago I was determined to recreate the magical taste of the famous French dessert. I hoped that one bite of buttery pastry and caramelised apple would transport me back to […]

The Jam: About the Young Idea exhibition

The Jam on stage

I was a teenager in the late 1980s in middle class suburbia of Melbourne, Australia so I’m not really sure how I came to love The Jam. The band had ceased to exist well before I was exploring British punk rock/mod pop. I suspect I first heard That’s Entertainment on Lawrence Hudson’s show New Used and Abused on local independent radio station 3RRR […]

Moving to London with small children – where to live

Climbing wisteria

Are you thinking of taking the plunge and moving to London with your young family? We were incredibly fortunate to have a wonderfully supportive friend (thanks Kirsten!) assist us with so much practical advice and answer hundreds of questions when we were making the decision to move. I know not everyone is lucky enough to have […]