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The presents are achieved! With a last minute dash to the Upper East side on a secret mission before the carol service last night, I am finished. The washing has been put through. The suitcases have been located and emptied … Continue reading
The day before heading home for the holidays is always a last minute rush of Christmas shopping, but I should have known better than to go to American Girl on 5th Avenue on Sunday Afternoon.
The shopping is done. The carols have been sung. Time to pack up our suitcases, turn the tree lights off for the final time, and fly home to the UK for Christmas.
It’s possible, I suppose, that you are not aware that today is sneak like a ninja day. Ninjas are subtle like that. They like to celebrate under the radar. But today is sneak like a ninja day, so sneaking will … Continue reading
The Wednesday Tipple – A Russian Scientist lives up to a radiation stereotype, and we all eat hot peppered walnuts to calm our nerves
I mentioned that I once had an exceedingly dull job working the day shift in a hotel bar. “Sure, we reused the lemon garnishes” I told a group of appalled New Yorkers. “And we were supposed to tip any un-eaten … Continue reading
I’m pretty much suggesting a re-appropriation of the celebration of romantic love for the purposes of celebrating really great girlfriends. I just think we’d have more fun.
The Wednesday Tipple – Fig Martinis and an important question; what would you do if you knew that you could not fail?
January is a time for reflection, resolution, change, expectation, tentative starts, running out of steam, postponement, utter failure, despair and drinking. A time when we make lists about the things we intend to change about ourselves and enumerate our shortcomings … Continue reading
Martinis and Burgers are easily the best thing about Christmas shopping. Before. After. Whichever. It’s all good.
There’s not a whole lot of romance in the methodist church. Believe me. I was in the youth club.
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