Thursday, 29 July 2010

Who you gonna call?

Colonel Sanders! I had the hankering for some good old original recipe chicken after work yesterday. Somehow the combination of a 3 mile run during lunch hour followed by a manic afternoon in the office sparked the fried chicken craving in me which I couldn't ignore. Maybe I needed protein to rebuild my calf muscles... Yeah that's what it was. Great excuse! So here we end up after a long day, and a divine appointment with a lady at the bus stop where I listened, then spoke love and blessing into her life; after a fruitful day, I picked up a set of 2 piece chicken , fries, gravy and a diet pepsi, went back to my hotel room and ate while watching the news.


This is a little 'pick me up' tiramisu I shared with D when we were at the Trafford Centre in Manchester. Layers of sponge fingers soaked in coffee and mascarpone cheese, dusted with cocoa powder. It was lush and I'm so glad they only gave us a portion because if it was up to me, I would have sat myself down with the entire tray of 6 servings and a fork and nom nom nommmmm. I love tiramisus and this was particularly yummy. The coffee here wasn't good enough for D though. He's got pretty high standards when it comes to coffee. His grandparents were coffee growers and he's not found a good cup of coffee yet in England. Any suggestions for great coffee places are most welcome.

Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Birthday Dad

My father doesn't like cake. But as it was his birthday, cake and candles were mandatory. We celebrated by having dinner at Red Chilli, Manchester. The food was as good as ever (Red Chilli is wonderfully consistent) and the waiter initiated the birthday song whilst traipsing in with a fully lit cake! We are very blessed.

Blogging from my iPhone 4


Blogging from my hotel room in London with my iPhone 4 and 3G connection. If this works, I will have less of the need for laptops and wireless connection hotspots! Fingers crossed.

Dinner with Dr VG

I really thank God for friends like Dr VG an amazing woman of God. We had dinner at Masala Zone at Earl's Court, shared what Jesus has been doing in our lives and gushed about mutual friends getting married! Dr VG tells me about a little toddler boy who is scared of all the other doctors in the paeds ward but is very fond of her. I am not surprised, Dr VG is a great paediatrician. She's petite, gentle, unintimidating and most of all, anointed by God to do good works.

Friday, 9 July 2010

Mysterious sightings

I don't know which is more peculiar, a giant Easter Island head discovered when we were playing adventure mini-golf on the Tiki-trail... or that anonymous female golfer tourist trying to devour it.

Please do not feed the golfers

We had lots of fun at Paradise Island Golf in the Trafford Centre. I'd definitely recommend it over a movie, especially if you're going with a group of people. Sure it's extremely cheesy but throw in a couple of friends with serious competitive streaks and you're good to go! All 18 holes took us just over an hour as we had to take turns. Prices were £5 for students and £6 for adults.