Café Gourmand – Week 4

Okay, confession time. I am about 5/6 of the way through Jane Mayer’s book Dark Money and that, combined with my never-ending newsfeed of doom, has shoved me into a black little hole this week that just gets deeper with every refresh (note to self – stop...

Café Gourmand – Week 3

“One must never miss an opportunity of quoting things by others which are always more interesting than those one thinks up oneself.” – Marcel Proust   I have to admit that I have not yet finished reading “How Proust Can Change Your...

Café Gourmand – Week 2

This week in addition to an article and a podcast recommendation, I thought I would share with you some of the places where I spend most of my time reading online. In an ongoing battle to not get sucked into sensationalized, click-bait, political headlines, I have...

Café Gourmand – Week 1

“There are many fine things which we cannot say if we have to shout.”   – Henry David Thoreau   As an introvert, the parallel universe of all things online and social media used to be somewhat of a safe haven for me. The ability to quietly observe,...