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Some days, the wind blows in off the Hudson, through your coat, through your fluffy cardigan that looks as though it’s been made from the skins of Abominable Snowmen, through your thermals, through your skin, and straight to your bones.
Jo, aged almost 3, went to see the play version of The Snowman as his seasonal theatre treat. If you don’t know the story of the boy and his snowman who comes alive one night to transport him on a … Continue reading
There are many excellent reasons to go to Nom Wah Tea Parlor. Off the top of my head? Celebrating Chinese New year with Sara and Mike, for example.
It turns out, that pretty much none of my friends has any interest in the Superbowl whatsoever, outside the context of commercials, guacamole and chocolate krispie cakes shaped into footballs. Even Carrie, who understands the rules, lost interest when her … Continue reading
A recent convert to Quinoa, a variation on this dish has become my late night back from rehearsal staple dinner. It’s the kind of food that’s simple to assemble, still feels like a proper dinner, and conveys the impression of … Continue reading
Christmas in the Knowles household has always lasted the full 12 days, not least because slap dab in the middle of it is my Mum’s birthday. In the last few years we’ve taken to celebrating in style, with an afternoon … Continue reading
When you move house, everything is unsettled. You can’t find the scissors. You trip on the edge of the bed. You hear every creak in the floor, every tick of the pipes. Your stuff is in, but it’s nowhere near … Continue reading
NYC is a city of contrasts. This week, for example my very brave friend Jess made something of a public declaration of hope on her blog. Not entirely out of the blue, you understand, but because she has met a … Continue reading
Jenn and Alan had bought the tickets on Groupon, and the time was non transferable, so in spite of the thunder and lightening that had lashed Manhattan all afternoon, we set off down to the docks to meet our ferry.