Month: August 2018

Introducing Magija

A Magija bar.

I’ve always had a sweet tooth and enjoy trying food from other countries whenever possible. With this in mind, it was a no-brainer when I was asked to try Magija. New to these shores, it’s a tasty treat that has been enjoyed in its native Lithuania for well over a decade. On the face of it, …

The Brothers Grim

A fairytale scene with characters burping and farting and the words 'The Brothers Grim' superimposed.

I’ve always been proud of how creative my kids are. All three of them have brilliant imaginations and come out with some really interesting and funny ideas. Just lately, however, I’ve been a little less enthused. The fact that they’re clearly ready to return to school may be playing a part here as things have …

I’m no Spider-Man

A man wearing a Spider-man mask with his hand over his mouth.

There are several roles you have to assume as a proper grown up. Some of them come naturally and others not so much. Focussing on the latter – well, foibles are much more interesting to read about than achievements – we’ve reached a particular time of year that I dread. Spider season. And it’s fair …