February 11, 2018

Brilliantly Blue | #CapturedInWords


I've known dandy peacocks
Strutting, swaggering
Blazing brilliantly blue
Dancing to conquer
Ruffled, enraptured
Hens hearts fractured
One before the next
One after the other

I once knew a woman
Who owned a lone cock
Weeping in the mirror
She gifted his solitude
In his image he struck
At the air 
In a sudden terrible screech
That awful, wretched sound

I dreamt that a swan
Swiftly took his throat
And his life
Breaking his bleats
And his neck in two
He cried out no more
I wept and clapped in anguished delight

#CapturedInWords

I have a terrible habit of never finishing what I set out to write and you know what? That’s fine. For me, writing is a progressive, evolutionary act and so I try to publish in short, first drafts to give myself less of a hard time and the freedom to capture whatever I feel at a given time. 


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January 29, 2018

Rhubarb & Blood Orange Upside Down Cake | Celia's Saucer

Rhubarb & Blood Orange Upside Down Cake | Celia's Saucer
Want to brighten up your winter? Make this cake.          ...............................................................     ...
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January 21, 2018

Rhubarb Cardamom Crisp | Celia's Saucer

Rhubarb Cardamom Crisp | Celia's Saucer
While it's still really quite cold out there, we're slowly but surely inching into the spring, as evident by the arrival of seas...
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January 20, 2018

Boats Look Different | #CapturedInWords

Boats Look Different | #CapturedInWords
You make me want to polish furniture Although dust never slighted me  Buffering the smears away  A shine growing brighter With ...
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January 08, 2018

Vegan Lentil Fideuà | Celia's Saucer

Vegan Lentil Fideuà | Celia's Saucer
Aka 'Shorbat Adas' Ok, so I'm really going to town with the name of this given that it was inspired by a Middle Eastern re...
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