Ann Davis-Rowe

Literary jill-of-all-trades. Secretary. Performer. Wannabe librarian. Lover of food. And dogs.

Recipe Roundup

Flat 493 was always a fan of home cooking, but with *gestures vaguely*, we have really stepped up our game. In embracing “good” this year and all the good we do in our kitchen, planning/hoping to share more of what we do. Some our faves thus far in 2021: • Half Baked Harvest’s White Wine […]


Moving On

For the past few years, I’ve picked a word-of-the-year. 2020’s was “celebrate”.  #hindsight2020 I’ve decided that 2021’s is to be “good”. As in “don’t let perfect be the enemy of”. As such, here are some things worth celebrating, to wrap up the year of celebrations that weren’t: — I read 107 books in 2020. — […]


The More Things Change… daily poetry emails are a welcome start to my day. They are usually thought-provoking and usually introduce me to someone new. I was recently struck by The Puppet-Player by Angelina Weld Grimké: Sometimes it seems as though some puppet-player, A clenched claw cupping a craggy chin Sits just beyond the border of our seeing, Twitching […]