Remember the movie 8 1/2 weeks? Steamy. It was a ground-breaker, as I can recall. Folks were still timid about sex but this film really got them talking. Check out Kim Basinger’s slouchy white socks. Symbolic or what? And Mickey Rourke was so handsome in his pre-plastic surgery make yourself into a puppet to fight aging phase.

If you can get past the domination-submissive elements and focus on how the scene is crafted, you’ll find it quite enjoyable, from several perspectives. Sights and sounds together are a potent sensory combination. You’ll never remember the lyrics ‘I like bread and butter’ in the same way again. Yum.

Perhaps I could write a collection of short stories about fun with food outside the kitchen, and variations on eat everything on your plate or there’ll be no dessert. Ah, another worthy project…