There are for most of us moments of unhappiness in which we are tempted by our misery to think that we are relieved at any rate from the burden of caution, because nothing that can occur to us can make us worse than we are.
~ Anthony Trollope, The American Senator
Classic Brownies (from ‘Baking: From My Home to Yours’ by Dorie Greenspan)
Pulau Perhentian, Malaysia
Longfellow quote along the steps down to Atlantis Books @ Oia, Santorini.
Some delicious oven roasted plum cakes (from ‘Baking with Julia’)
The greatest patriotism is to tell your country when it is behaving dishonorably, foolishly, viciously. — Julian Barnes, Flaubert’s Parrot
She heard him mutter, ‘Can you take away this grief?’ ‘I’m sorry,’ she replied. ‘Everyone asks me. And I would not do so even if I knew how. It belongs to you. Only time and tears take away grief; that is what they are for. —
Terry Pratchett, I Shall Wear Midnight
Espresso Cupcake ( from ‘How to be a Domestic Goddess’ by Nigella Lawson)
*a delicious little bite!
"I’m wondering what to read next" Matilda said. "I’ve finished all the children’s books."
~ Roald Dahl, Matilda
Berry Cinnamon Swirl Bread by Joy the Baker
*mine did not turn out as nice as hers but it looks decent enough. :)
Some really great walnut bread (from ‘Short and Sweet’ by Dan Lepard)
Ta Phrom, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Bakong Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia
Siem Reap - July 2014 [travelogue]