Midlife Thoughts

My memories in a Rose China bowl

The Observer newspaper has a monthly food supplement which contains a section titled, ‘My life on a plate‘. Celebrities grant interviews where they talk about their relationship to food and how it features in their life through an amalgam of memories and current events. It’s fascinating just how much of our milestones revolve around plate. …

Midlife Crisis

Beware divulging too much in your WhatsApp group chat

The WhatsApp group is a relatively new addition to my midlife. I resisted it for some years and finally downloaded the App about three years ago long after most people had given up using their landline phones to keep in touch with others. After learning to call it ‘WhatsApp’ and not ‘WhatsUp’, I actually took …