Author Archives: Jude Brown

The big leap

I signed up for  A Big Leap mental workout thing run by Suzy Greaves – you got a free 3 week programme if you sponsored her in the London Marathon. You have to do an exercise a day and complete … Continue reading

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Good blog. Bad blog.

Hands up, I’m no good at blogging. In fact I’m bad, very bad, at it. Can’t find the discipline to write the damn thing with sufficient consistency required to attract an audience and haven’t cracked layout to include ‘blogs I … Continue reading

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Guilt rots

I was born into a loving nurturing home, no low cloud oppressive religion going on, no overbearing parents dishing out emotional blackmail or criticism, no siblings to hide things from or compromise with, so no competing for attention, no need … Continue reading

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algebra

who cares about algebra. I did once upon a time, when I was a studious maths pupil. I could do maths because you just followed the rules. It was satisfying but I couldn’t see the bigger picture. But I didn’t … Continue reading

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Ward 11

I visited my father in hospital. He’s 84 and has never been in hospital before. Tough isn’t the word. Anyway I get there and his sister is at his bedside. It’s a little awkward meeting his sister because I don’t … Continue reading

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banana curry recipe

 c/o The Best of Rose Elliot (The ultimate vegetarian collection) Feeds 4 300g basmati rice 500g new potatoes, halved 2 tbsp olive oil 1 onion, chopped 2 green peppers, deseeded and chopped 2 tsp mustard seeds ½ tsp ground turmeric … Continue reading

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