Things: Yellow belt

Yellow? Those who know me well know that I’ve disliked yellow things for a long time. When I used to surf I hated seeing yellow surfboards in magazines, flicks, and shops. I hated, and still do hate, yellow drumkits[1. For the record, my drumkit is “Amber Gold“, not yellow.]. And yellow cars? Pfffft. So it came as some...

Things: Wusthof cook’s knife

The first item I’d like to talk about in my series of favourite things, is my Wusthof 8-inch cook’s knife. The most basic necessity for really enjoying yourself in the kitchen is a good knife. This is the prefect knife for any enthusiastic home cook. In fact I’d say it’s perfect for anyone who even just dabbles in...

Things: an introduction

We should not focus on having the things we want, but wanting the things we have. Really? I’m starting a new series called Things. The purpose of this series is to highlight some of my favourite possessions — physical or material things that make my life a little bit easier, more pleasant, and enjoyable. We’re often told not...