What to do with what spooks you?

“Nanas never get scared, right?” one of the Beans asked a while back. With Halloween lurking, our previously safe-looking neighbourhood had morphed into one haunted by witches and goblins, ghosts and skeletons. As much as I would have loved to reassure her that I never feel fear, I couldn’t. My …

How to Cook a Spouse

Close to our forty-first wedding anniversary, it seemed appropriate to bring back a favourite recipe – one that shows how some Victorians approached marriage. In the late 1800’s a variety of cookbooks included this recipe, submitted anonymously, although one of them stated that it had been “contributed by a lady, …