Tuesday: Pancakes, pancakes, pancakes - hard to escape & I was not complaining! I love a good pancake, especially when there’s some bacon and maple syrup around!
Wednesday: silence, no mention of Ash Wednesday, lent or fasting. When I brought the subject up I was greeted with one of five typical replies:
“Lent, what’s that?”
“Fasting, oh that old fashioned thing”.
“Oh that’s very legalistic, Jesus is all about freedom”.
“Not eating, that would make me hungry(?)”.
A few weeks ago I visited Cosmo, the international buffet, with my Dad and some of his family. A fairly normal and very nice occurrence on the whole, but it was my waiting in line at the Teppanyaki bar which aroused thought and no little introspection.
Teppanyaki is very popular, which is understandable. Scallops, salmon, squid, beef fillets, king prawn... all lead to a seriously big queue. It's at this point, queuing, listening to the the not only crackling of the east mee