I’m moving. Gah.
All the clever people (and trashy mags) always tell us this is one of the things you can do to bring on some serious stress. That and getting married, getting unmarried, getting a new job etc etc.
Herein lies some attempts I’m making to move well and make the process as breezy, eco and happy as possible.
The other morning I received a package in the post filled with prints from some film rolls I had had developed. I’d been given more than simply photographs in the postie’s delivery that morning though. I’d got myself some sweet old self help.
Stop right there. You might have pinned and attempted enough chai recipes to put you in a chai coma, but this one, this one is the one. Promise. Honed over months while living and working in India, my friend Tom has crafted a spice combination that is authentic with a capital ‘A’.
I’ve been living in India for around nine months and I’ve had my fair share of chai. Or ‘cha’ as it’s known here in Bengali, Kolkata’s mother tongue…
If you are bit of a reprobate and don’t follow the scouts rule of ‘be prepared’ the outdoors can get you soaked through, make your fingers numb, your nose run and cruelly make you fall flat on your face. But there’s some science. Some legitimate, genuine, bona fide science that says we are better out than in. Like most things. Here’s why…
After putting my frozen dinner from the plastic sandwich bag it was in to a saucepan on the hob I went to put the sandwich bag in the bin.
W H O A H T H E R E.
‘Hold on’ I thought, ‘this thing is COMPLETELY functional- why am I binning it?’