The Settler’s Cookbook heavily, the book sounds intriguing with its' mixture of ethnic recipes, 'repaired UK dishes' (where her mother would bring life to bland dishes like Shepherd's Pie) and the evocations from the smells left on her Mother's Cooking Cardigan likening them to the recollections that Proust's Madeleines triggered.
The UWL flyer
Other things that were touched on but not fully explored included her mother's attachment to Princess Diana, the sadness around the fate of her Brother and Sister, her brother being a victim of alcoholism and her sister still alive but living with problems of mental health.
The next talk in the series at the UWL is scheduled for the 20th March it will be given by Professor Nick Braisby and is on the subject of Making sense of our world (a big subject).
On the subject of Making Sense of our World -BBC TV's Horizon this week How You Really Make Decisions this programme took it's lead from Nobel prize winners' Professor Daniel Kahneman analysis of our biases The thesis he has is that we have two ways of thinking, it threw light on the way the brain works quickly with out clear logic (method 1) and then justifies with the reasoning method 2 .
-It was very interesting and further information to add to philosophical musings.