I could have been a victim of the Paris terror attacks

Four hours before the France v German friendly that took place at the Stade de France on Friday the 13th of November, we were considering not attending the match at all. We had bought three tickets to the match, but we didn't realise at the time that they weren't seated together. The match also started …

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Baby peekaboo

Is this what sleep deprivation looks like?

It wasn't so long ago that the thought of motherhood filled me with dread. Not only dread, but also a general disbelief that women would put themselves through so much physical pain and discomfort, sleep deprivation, and financial strain only to lose their identity and ability to be recklessly selfish. Eight months ago, my little girl …

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Cheese souffle

Experimental Sundays: cheese soufflé

I always thought that soufflé was really difficult to make. It has a reputation for requiring considerable care and attention, lest the thing collapses and causes embarrassment in front of your dinner guests. Having said all that, a soufflé is just wondrous. Whether it's a savoury or sweet, it's like eating scented, flavoured air. The …

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