Shiny Shanghai . . .

I don’t think this is quite as cool as the other videos I have posted about Shanghai but this city, put to music, time lapsed in video has got to be one of the most magnificently vibrant cities on the planet, I call it home! This is Shiny Shanghai . . . httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yOvNGts1Qag

France in Shanghai or the other way around?

As I have mentioned before I have a serious crush on tasting menus for a million reasons. Recently in Shanghai I found a great little culinary institute that takes 20 chefs from France (and Europe) and brings them to China, it then enrols 20 Chinese chefs and gets both nationalities to train together to create … Continue reading France in Shanghai or the other way around?

I missed my life for a minute until home came for a little visit and a beer festival!

A few weeks ago I had a moment where I missed home like never before. Its funny how things get triggered I guess. We had some colleagues / friends over for dinner and as an ordinary South African male I put on some music, got a variation of well marinated and prepared animals and fired … Continue reading I missed my life for a minute until home came for a little visit and a beer festival!

Sometimes inspiration just smacks you in the (drunk) face . . .

So I’m taking a leaf out of another bloggers book, not of the same courage, not of similar personal perseverance to triumph, but of impulsive unedited spontaneous feeling driven writing! Let me give you the 20 second summary and background. I sucked at university, so much so that it almost took me double the allotted time to … Continue reading Sometimes inspiration just smacks you in the (drunk) face . . .