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I recently moved desks at work. It was part of a general reshuffle ahead of plans to re-carpet our floor. I opened my new file draw to put away part of my spawning under-desk shoe collection and I found it:
It was the American finale of Downton Abbey last night, leaving my friends bereft and concerned that Sunday Nights will no longer hold the possibility of joy or distraction. Even the upcoming Oscars can’t lift their spirits.
As Superbowl approaches, thoughts turn, naturally enough to food. Every year I am fascinated anew to learn that Americans will be eating 4.4 million pizzas, and 1.25 billion chicken wings.
Election day, and Facebook is a hotbed of political intrigue and opinion.
Last year my Mum and Dad were in town for 4th July celebrations and I was determined to show them some good ole American fun. To this end, tickets were purchased for a Staten Island Yankees home game, just a … 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
It’s interesting to talk to Jon’s physicist colleagues, who often have a very different spin on things that happen in life. “Nobody wants to do local galaxies anymore,” they say in passing at parties.
In a stunning departure from the norm, and in particular, from last year’s Oscar shame of having seen a sad total of 2 nominated movies before the awards, Jon and I took my visiting parents to see the Animated Shorts … Continue reading
It was one of those lovely lazy Sundays pottering around the city post brunch that brought us to the fabulous Union Square Farmers Market, where laziness and pottering have to be checked at the metaphorical door.