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Back in London my sister Sarah is currently writing a thesis that hopefully will enable her to become a master of wine. Can I just say, what an awesome thing to almost be a master of. I can barely master … Continue reading
I love the Thanksgiving Day parade. I love the strangeness of seeing the giant figures floating over the buildings of the Upper West Side. But more than this, I love the night before the parade,when the balloons are inflated in … Continue reading
As Thanksgiving accelerates towards us my friends react in different ways to the concept of spending highly charged time with family and in-laws.
Here are some of the things that a quick poll of my friends revealed they are thankful for this year: good health, family, having jobs, not having mice, iPads. Here’s what I am thankful for this year: I did not … Continue reading
One year, Jon and I abandoned traditions that we hardly even knew about yet, and spent Thanksgiving weekend in Las Vegas.
Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Great excitement; the paper turkeys can once more grace the window sill. That’s not a metaphor for something. I mean actual paper turkeys. And also paper pumpkins and garland. Gotta love a theme.
Yes, it’s been thanksgiving, but there’s also been a lot of Royal engagement fun occurring. Kate’s blue dress has sold out, the Tesco fake blue dress has also sold out, and the dress in Macy’s that I was intending to … Continue reading
The Wednesday tipple – Vanilla Vodka Hot Chocolate for fortification against the cold while watching the inflation of giant balloons
The thing that astonishes me about Thanksgiving is how quickly something becomes a tradition. This will be my 5th celebration of the holiday, my 3rd in New York, and already there are things I have to do otherwise it just … Continue reading
My sister Sarah is the Wine Buyer for Amathus Drinks, a London based importer and wholesaler. I know, great job, right? She discovered her calling at University where she became that rare thing, a discerning student drinker. Upon graduating she … Continue reading
It finally happened; after weeks of obsessing about pumpkins, carving them, buying mini ones to decorate windowsills, roasting them, boiling them, pureeing them I may have reached my pumpkin quota. It was all going so well. My skin hadn’t turned … Continue reading