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Thereâ€™s a an old joke that I think of whenever I pick thyme leaves off the little plant thatâ€™s survived windowsills, balconies and back to a window sill again, hardy as can be. â€œYou want to hear a joke about … Continue reading
I like my Halloween with a dose of classic. Not for me the gruesome slasher movies of my teenage sleepover years â€“ no virgin safe, no mirror unbroken, buckets of gore. I prefer a good old fashioned scary story.
â€œThe best cocktail I ever hadâ€ sighed Yosi, â€œwas a Vesper.â€ We were into day two of our Malaysian restaurant week celebrations, which started with dinner at Laut and had moved into lunch at Fatty Crab. Naturally, given the hedonistic … Continue reading
James was introducing his new boyfriend to his cousins visiting from Kentucky, and wanted moral support so he invited a group of relative-appropriate friends to come along to the bar and be on their best behavior.
We were in a diner somewhere in the sprawling vastness of Los Angeles, the morning after my school-friend Yoo Naâ€™s wedding; a group of Brits, nursing hangovers and jet lag, recovering from the excitement of the festivities (and an exhausting … Continue reading
Yes itâ€™s on a Monday. No, it might not be the most relaxed breakfast in bed of all time, but itâ€™s worth taking the time to make an impression with these low effort Valentines breakfast ideas.
Jonathan and I officially â€œdonâ€™t doâ€ Valentines Day. We will not be taken in by cards with kittens on them, or by Snoopy-themed chocolates. No set price menus including duck, a chocolate dipped strawberry and a swirl of raspberry coulis … Continue reading
Youâ€™d think that a little detox between Christmas, Christmas leftovers and New Year would be a good idea. This would be the day to eat vitamins, to go for a brisk walk perhaps, to feel healthier again. A great day … Continue reading
â€œCan I take a look in your purse?â€ asked the security man outside Rickyâ€™s. Iâ€™d been on a quest for glow in the dark vampire teeth to send to godson Arthur (what else?), but was leaving empty handed. Nevertheless, a … Continue reading
Over coffee and the papers I received the following text message â€“ no word of a lie â€“ itâ€™s still on my phone if you want to check; This is my new number Fair enough, I thought. So I have … Continue reading