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Quanto basta

Quanto basta is a term used in Italian cooking meaning ‘just enough’; a suggestion you should use your own judgement. Add just enough salt, cook until it’s just done, glug-in just enough wine to enhance, but not overwhelm… It’s something I think many of us miss from everyday life, in both directions. The expectation of […]

How to be creative

It’s dangerous, brave, to be an individual. Don’t stand out, don’t rock the boat. Our education systems encourage conformity, as do many leisure and entertainment activities. Yet to be creative is to be human. It is who we are, how we have come to be. The value of a creative individual to society is great, […]

Perspectives – Tom Doggett

I’ve thought long and hard about how much to write, how much to reveal. But ultimately, through this part of the website I’m asking people to be honest with me about their problems – how can I expect that if I’m not willing to do the same?