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1761 Brearley House

Monday This morning I looked through my Adobe Lightroom catalogue for inspiration. I wanted to revisit some of the places I had photo walked in the winter of past years. I stayed close to home in 2020, afraid to go out. By the end of 2020, I had conditioned my mind to disappointment. Compared to 2019, where I had captured almost 400 photos in December even while recovering from multiple eye surgeries, in December 2020, I had captured only 137.…

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Instant Pot British Caribbean Cornmeal Porridge

As I mentioned before, when I was a child, my grandmother would make a delicious corn-meal porridge which always warmed my body and soul. She would put a small circle of sweetened condensed milk in the middle and serve hot from the stove. I was feeling nostalgic, so I went in search of recipes to create my childhood delight. This recipe is a combination of two recipes I found online, The Perfect Trinidadian Cornmeal Porridge by Debra L.B. and Instant…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 55

When I woke up this morning, I had a craving for French toast. I don’t know why I did. I just did. But then I looked in the fridge and saw that we had only one egg left. But fortunately, that’s all I needed to make one slice of French toast. That’s what I discovered after doing an internet search for French toast recipes. I found the Best French Toast Recipe by Jillian Guyette, a food writer for delish. Her…

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Isolation Photo Project, Day 54

No, this website is not in danger of becoming a food photography website. I'm following some advice from Daniel Brinneman who, after reading one of my less than uplifting post about the sameness of each day under pandemic lockdown, suggested that I change my routine. I have little control over my workday because I work for UK based bank and half of the IT and project management teams are based there. My mornings get busy with WebEx sessions. The afternoons…

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