Recipe: Utterly Amazing Chocolate Chip Cookies!

I don’t know about you fellow bakers out there, but for me, it has always seemed impossible to create the perfect chocolate chip cookie – crispy on the outside, melted and gooey on the inside.

So, not one to let a baking disaster (or twelve) get me down, I set about trying to solve my lifelong baking problem…

“The Forgotten Army” of World War II – 75 years on

Saturday 15th August 2020 is the 75th anniversary of Imperial Japan’s surrender, which brought the Second World War to an end.

I have always been aware of the significance of V-E Day, but had ignorantly never paid attention to the equal importance of V-J Day. After hearing the incredible stories on the news yesterday morning, I decided to broaden my knowledge.

“I Can’t Breathe” – the death of George Floyd

I didn’t want to write a blog post without addressing the horrific act of violence which has shaped events over the past week.

George Floyd was brutally murdered on the 25th of May, sparking global outrage at continued police brutality and racism.

It scares me to think of what it will take for us to realise the importance of treating everyone equally, with kindness and respect.