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This fascinating nugget of information comes via a local news sheet that I picked up on a weekend holiday in Rockport: Bananas are terrible terrible luck on lobster boats.
As Jon and I walked through the urban wasteland of Gowanus Brooklyn, looking for a disused canning factory, we had to wonder; had we fallen into a Hipster trap?
I have a friend who lives in Brooklyn, works as a designer and collects vintage T-shirts. Like it or not, he’s what is known as a hipster, and he has the customized converse shoes to prove it. This friend took … Continue reading
It has been said that all you need for a really great picnic is a baguette, a ripe brie, a bunch of grapes and a bottle of wine. But why would you want to stop there?
Even in a city like New York, populated by people who Pilate as enthusiastically as they experiment with juice cleanses and whey proteins, there are some foods that seem to defy resistance. One of these is frosting. The other is … Continue reading
Back in London, back to beautiful spring weather – suck it New York – and back to proper tea. I hadn’t realized the extent to which I had gone native in America. Starting the day with a latte, picking … Continue reading
I first drank a gin fizz in Calcutta , where, more English than the English, the local officers club would serve them on the veranda overlooking the polo field at sunset. They were, and probably still are, served in highball … Continue reading