First things first: Writer, historian, educator and culinary adventuress Gillian Polack now has a Patreon — check it out!

Other stuff —

Read lately and recommend:
Dying for Strangers: Memoirs of a Special Ops Operator in Iraq by Brennan Morton
Trieste and the Meaning of Nowhere by Jan Morris
A Dark Stranger by Julien Gracq (enjoyed it for atmosphere and description, not so much the characters)
The Buried Giant by Kazuo Ishiguro (not a fun read, but it has stayed with me and probably affected me more than most books do)
The Madonna of the Sleeping Cars by Maurice Dekobra



4 thoughts on “Reading

  1. Thank you so much for sharing my Patreon news. I’ve been dreaming of making historical mushroom sauce tonight, only all the best recipes use much cream. I shall make a paste instead and use it as a dip when people drop round. If it works, it’ll be this fortnight’s recipe. If it doesn’t… it won’t. I’m amazingly logical tonight…

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.