Of Food and Hospitality – In Social Context

That thing you do when you invite people over, suggesting there’ll be food? There is a reason it’s usually referred to as “entertaining”, regardless of whether any other entertainment is provided beyond the conversation expected to develop in-between the happy munching. I categorically disagree with the approach that entertainment (be it spiritual or intellectual) is more important than food eaten before or during said entertainment.¬† … Continue reading Of Food and Hospitality – In Social Context

Of Empty Wine Rack and Entertaining (and removed boxes, as an aside)

Yes, I know I’ve not written in a while, and for that I have only myself to blame. Well, that, and the invasion of boxes, necessity of doing official paperwork to do with moving between different countries, and the winter plague*cough*flu*cough, all of which I have wrestled with during the past weeks. ¬†There is also an entry on social context of food which I have … Continue reading Of Empty Wine Rack and Entertaining (and removed boxes, as an aside)