WHAT’S GOOD FOR POPEYE (IT AIN’T FRIED CHICKEN)

WHAT’S GOOD FOR POPEYE (IT AIN’T FRIED CHICKEN)

I watched cartoons a lot when I was young, in fact every one that was available on TV. There wasn’t the variety then that there is now, and we certainly didn’t enjoy internet on demand. But what we lacked in choice, I think, was made up for with wholesome, meaningful...
A BETTER TOMATO – RED OR YELLOW?

A BETTER TOMATO – RED OR YELLOW?

There are some things in life that are Black-Or-White; things proven beyond a shadow of doubt to either be or not be, no maybe. Such things are regarded as universal truths: facts that hold firm regardless of who you are, whom you may think yourself to be, which...
STARFRUIT – PRINTABLE ART AND VITAMIN C ALL-STAR

STARFRUIT – PRINTABLE ART AND VITAMIN C ALL-STAR

I remember as a kid in primary school, we had art lessons using cut vegetables and fruits dipped in paint to make colourful prints. Art lessons in schools these days may be more high-tech, but back in the day we worked more with our hands and with common everyday...
THE FRUIT OF THE ANGELS

THE FRUIT OF THE ANGELS

It’s said that Christopher Columbus called papaya the “fruit of the angels”. Well that’s not too hard to believe. The massive amount of vitamin C in a single papaya fruit could imaginably lead to one having an acute case of longevity. And everyone knows that angels...
THE KING GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

THE KING GOES TO HOLLYWOOD

This is one that I’ve resisted writing for a while, and with good reason. There is no middle ground on this – either you love it or hate it. And it’s not something that can be genetically imparted; parents who love it do not guarantee their offspring will too. In fact...
GUAVA – THE NECTAR OF MY HOLIDAYS

GUAVA – THE NECTAR OF MY HOLIDAYS

I love being on holiday. Who doesn’t, right? Waking up each morning carefree, just letting what adventures or chilling the day has in store find you, instead of “chasing-after-it” from 9am to whatever-pm. Easy strolling to the breakfast buffet spread to enjoy the...