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Dark, bubbling red juices seep around the edges. The baked brown topping loosens as the spoon slides in. Its sweet crumbliness joins the sharp berries in a warming taste explosion on a cold winter’s night.
High on the crest of a hill, the dusky sun catches it, turning the trees into burning fire-brands. Colours flash as the breeze catches them. Red, yellow, brown, gold; each one flickering in its own spotlight.
The miracle of egg-whites, clear and slimy, whipped into frothy clouds. Soft peaks, like Baby’s Breath. Mixed with sugar, tiny bubbles form, then crackle and pop. As the heat finds the sugar, it begins to brown, turning a rich golden … Continue reading
Yellow and brown, it looks soft as silk. Carefully harnessed by a lead, it scurries busily along the shopping street, following scents and looking for food. Its owner follows, burly belly just showing beneath a bulging t-shirt.
I place the brown, ceramic dish of food I have cooked in the centre of the table. It sits, steaming and glistening. It contains all my hopes of a delicious meal which we will enjoy with our friends.
A surprise in the town centre. Two of them, one black, one brown. There they stand, stoically enduring the exclamations of delight and pats from passers-by. An irresistible draw for young and old alike, the collection buckets at their feet … Continue reading
One is a muted blue, a starburst of hazel brown surrounding the jet black iris, little flecks of a darker brown inside it. They look like planets seen from far away. The other is a chestnut brown with light brown … Continue reading
A mother pushes a buggy along the crowded high street, busily talking to her friend. Bringing up the rear of this little group comes a flustered little girl, her brown padded raincoat flapping behind her. Her school bag hangs from … Continue reading