Ann Davis-Rowe

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

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 […]


Time Flies When You’re Having Fun

How in the world is it the end of January already? Obviously, I am starting off super well at celebrating what’s happening at Flat 493. As mentioned, I’ve found a great group of cooks and food photographers who come up with Instagram collaborations to challenge my menu – and iPhone photography skills! • Technique – […]