“A BOOK?! What d’you wanna flaming book for?” – Hosting a library shower

A new addition to our family is due on Star Wars Day – May 4th – and we are all very excited about it! Don’t worry! I did resist the temptation to organise another Star Wars themed event (despite the very provocative due date), and decided to choose a theme that would be a little […]

Boom Town! Super Bowl XLVIII

FIRST QUARTER – Game Review After all the hype, the so-called clash between the Seattle Seahawks and the Denver Broncos at the MetLife Stadium in New Jersey on Sunday really should have been billed as the Super-Bad Bowl, as audiences across the globe witnessed wild horses well and truly annihilated by a flock of well-assembled raptors.  It […]

“Small cheer and great welcome makes a merry feast” – Thanksgiving 2013

Since attending my first thanksgiving dinner (albeit a Canadian one!) when at law school back in 2004, I have loved the traditions that come with these two North American holidays.   I have also had a good excuse to celebrate it most years, as the US holiday often falls on or around my birthday.  This year, we […]

Yeah, Science! A Heisenberg Halloween

*(WARNING: spoiler alert)* The end of AMC‘s Breaking Bad proved VERY timely for Halloween twenty thirteen.  

 The show chronicles the transformation of Walter White, from a Nobel award contributor, and high school chemistry teacher, into ALBUQUERQUE ’S meth king-pin supremo.  Far from being the protagonist of the series, WALT proves to be the catalyst for […]