My meal of choice in the days when I was single and flatting was a baked potato smothered in cheese, sour cream and Brussels sprouts.
I am having a sunny week on the Gold Coast with my family - it feels like a long way from the Dunedin winter which I understand has finally hit.
My mother has returned from visiting my brothers who live in England. To make that trip, she was responsible for contributing more than three tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent into the atmosphere.
Farmer David Shaw is rejuvenating NZ-grown cashmere in partnership with successful entrepreneur Peri Drysdale, of Untouched World - luxury all the way from South Otago.
It seems a long time ago that National MP Shane Ardern rode ''Myrtle'', his elderly tractor, up the parliamentary steps in protest at the proposed ''fart tax''.
I feel unable to write about the events in Christchurch last week - nor am I able to write about anything else.
Life is an exercise in conforming.
What does food mean to you?
Like any cricket fan, I have been following the Australian ball-tampering saga with great interest and growing disbelief as the Australian media lambast their beloved heroes.
Ever heard of Laura Vitale? I had never heard of her, despite the fact I work in the food industry and she is the most important influencer of food sales for millennials.
A bold plan for Dunedin's waterfront warms the cockles of Anna Campbell's heart.