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This is not just any blog

Earlier this week I reached an important marker in my expat life. A real milestone. A turning point. I went to M&S Food on Wenceslas Square. I have avoided this for the past thirteen months for a few reasons. Part of me (the weird part that makes up demanding rules by which to live, according to … Continue reading

No sparrows. Sack optional. Maitrea vegetarian restaurant in Prague 1

Recently I discovered a lovely restaurant just around the corner from my flat – Maitrea.  It’s veggie but don’t let that put you off – it’s not too horribly wholesome or full of people wearing sacks instead of proper clothes.    In a city where chicken is sometimes the veggie option, it was great to find this little gem, for … Continue reading

Surprise! – The Pind in Vinohrady

 This weekend some of our friends from the UK paid us a surprise visit.  Actually, I was in on the surprise, but hubby was in the dark until Friday evening when they arrived and we did a bit of jumping about whilst shouting “Surprise”, which I am pretty sure gave it away.  We had a … Continue reading

Non-Eco Sushi and Happy Chicken Eggs

I have mentioned previously the pitfalls of shopping in a country where you don’t speak much of the language.  It becomes slightly trickier when, not only would you like to purchase specific items, you would also like to do so sustainably.  In the last few years in the UK it has become almost impossible to … Continue reading

Nigella never had to put up with this sort of rubbish…

I like to cook, I really do. For friends and family who come to visit, and for friends that we are making here. Our apartment here has the nicest kitchen I have ever had in rented accommodation, and so it seems a shame not to use it.  I also like to cook on a daily … Continue reading