Monthly Archives: February 2011
The old oven finally passed on. But in true rage against the dying of the light style, tried to take us with it if it could, spewing gas relentlessly out of the burners and eventually having to be shut off … Continue reading
There can be few occasions sexier than a cocktail party; little black dresses, sparkly earrings, high heels safe in the knowledge that not a lot of walking will be required, too much champagne …
1 Plan your menu carefully – make sure you have things that can be finished and plated in advance as well as a few hot items that you can get out of the oven as the evening goes on. I … Continue reading
The Oscars are approaching, which is a great excuse to throw a formal get out the best glasses cocktail party. I love to get dressed up, buy in vats of ice, and prink about in the kitchen with some canapé … Continue reading
It’s Oscar Week, which brings out conflicting emotions: excitement to see the dresses, and guilt that I haven’t seen the movies. This year has been worse than usual – I’ve only seen the 1. Social Network. Really enjoyed it. Couldn’t … Continue reading
Valentines Day, it seems, dropped like a stone into the lives of many of my friends with the ripples resonating into the week.
I slid the parcel across the wooden bar and Julia swiped it into her open purse with one hand, while with the other, she lifted the last sip of her whisky sour to her lips. “That hits the spot,” she … Continue reading
Have you heard about the phenomenon of Valentines break ups? The office is a buzz with the topic, since we have in our midst a Valentine break up candidate in a moral dilemma. He’s known for a few weeks now … Continue reading
Yes it’s on a Monday. No, it might not be the most relaxed breakfast in bed of all time, but it’s worth taking the time to make an impression with these low effort Valentines breakfast ideas.