Monthly Archives: December 2012
As New Yearâ€™s Eve approaches, and the mulled wine flows at family gatherings, itâ€™s time to look back at 2012. A year of dramatic career changes, of greencards, of supper clubs, of friends with new babies, of family visits, of … Continue reading
Panettone Bread Pudding and the Synchronized Swimming Christmas Show
Christmas is a time for nativities, pantomimes, ballets and shows. All of my nieces and nephews have been treading the boards over the last couple of weeks, being snowmen and angels, playing carols on the recorder, dancing to Jingle Bell … Continue reading
Gingerbread Popcorn, and the Christmas Music Playlist Challenge
The other day I was trying on potential Christmas Dresses in Ann Taylor Loft and the following music tracks played in this order:
Post-Christmas Shopping Burger and Martini night
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.
Clementine Cake – if you can make room in your busy Christmas bondage schedule
Walking from my apartment to the subway I pass 2 sex shops.
Latkes, bullies, a dragon and a My Little Pony
When Jon and I go for our Saturday morning excursions into New York to forage for coffee and bagels, we occasionally pass a local middle school. This school has a distinctive mural painted by the kids on the playground wall, … Continue reading
Lychee Martinis, in honor of Sneak Like A Ninja Day
Itâ€™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
Slow cooked pork ragu with pomegranate, and the possibilities of rural street dancing
If you live far away from your family, Skype can transform your laptop into a magical time space portal, beaming you straight into a living room where your niece can sing you the song sheâ€™s learned to be an angel … Continue reading