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There’s a an old joke that I think of whenever I pick thyme leaves off the little plant that’s survived windowsills, balconies and back to a window sill again, hardy as can be. “You want to hear a joke about … Continue reading
There are times when we all want to make a good impression. Look like our best selves in a good light on a good hair day, be at our smartest, our wittiest, our most charming. Or, failing that, simply not … Continue reading
A happy respite from the 100 degree heat in the city brings my friends out on the balcony to drink cocktails and watch the setting sun reflect in the windows.
There are places to go to in New York when you want to pretend that you are in Paris. Jean Claude on Sullivan Street springs instantly to mind, Balthazar of course, and Pastis, which is where I met my friend … Continue reading
Often, it’s great to be able to get dinner on the table with minimum fuss and maximum ease. Often, but not always. Some food requires a change of rhythm. Confit of Duck cannot be rushed. So if you were thinking … Continue reading
A combination of snow, work and being high as an escaped helium balloon on love has meant that Amazing Grace has been rather busy of late, so it was good to meet her for a 2 fingers up to the … Continue reading