Entries by Lucy Karsten from 11/2012

Buying Christmas Presents for my Mother, or How Once Again I Beat my Siblings

| Posted 11.12.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Halloween has passed, the time for witches and evil, so I've been thinking of what to get my Mother for Christmas. My Mother is a difficult person to buy for, although possibly not for the reasons one would imagine.

How Meals-for-One Are No Laughing Matter

| Posted 11.29.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Cooking for one or two people is expensive, time-consuming and irritating. (Unless you are making pasta, in which case obviously it is a joy). My friend Alex has come up with his own solution: he buys, religiously, 3 Waitrose whole cooked roast chickens.