I love you, you big tart! Okay, I’m showing off – but my newly found recipe for redcurrant tarts is a true joy and I do, indeed, love it. It is made from paté sucree, which is not what the English call sugar pastry but involves powdered sugar and an egg yolk, and the currants […]

We interrupt our normal schedule … To tell you that 41 people turned up for the creative writing group in Hove Library today. 41! Forty-one! FORTY-ONE! That’s amazing. It also meant that five people got turned away, because we couldn’t physically fit anybody else in the room, not even standing up. And all 41 of […]