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Grapefruit coolers and Burlesque

The SlapFight sketch show after party was held in the Comedy Bar, where Scott had managed to secure a drinks deal. There we all were, patting ourselves on the back for another show accomplished, plus laughs, minus tumble weed, when … Continue reading

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Salty Dogs and the problem with lizards

“I wouldn’t recommend a lizard,” said Heidi. We were at my Grandma’s drinking tea when the subject of pets had come up.

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Football Fan

Everything I know about football can pretty much fit on a cocktail napkin. My dad, who is something of an oracle on American sports in spite of being British, has given up hope.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Lillet Grapefruit Gin Cooler – and forgetfulness

Sometimes we drink to help us forget, and sometimes, we forget before we even drink.

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The Wednesday Tipple – Salty Dogs, Fleet Week and Other Nautical Musings

It’s fleet week here in NYC, which means that enormous ships are floating along side Manhattan like pods on a space ship, and bars up and down the west side are filled with men in uniforms and the gals and … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Football Fans and pizza wonton bites

Everything I know about football can pretty much fit on a cocktail napkin. My dad, who is something of an oracle on American sports in spite of being British, has given up hope.

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Wednesday Tipple – A Blushing Lady gets twisted with Parsley Pesto

I am prone to blushing, and not in a sweet fresh faced English rose sort of way. Unlike Amazing Grace, who generally looks like a commercial for Benefit tint. Things are going well with Alex. Blush. He’s basically living with … Continue reading

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How to supreme a citrus fruit

This is a way to get cute little pieces of fruit without the membrane. It’s usually a technique used for oranges and grapefruit, but it works on all citrus fruits. Take an orange and slice the bottom off to make … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – Sea Breeze (with Bruschetta)

It’s hot outside and grapefruit are on special offer at the fruit stall. That’s more than a good enough reason to consider making a pitcher of cocktails. Perhaps it’s the color – a gorgeous rosy pink. Perhaps it’s the name … Continue reading

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