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Apropos of nothing, Sophia Vergara is dishing out unsolicited relationship advice down the side of my email. â€œMess up your hair just a little,â€ she suggests, â€œitâ€™s sexier that way.â€
So here we are, staring down the barrel at the end of Summer, and the end of living in this apartment. Â Sunday and Monday were filled with sorting and packing, and sending our belongings off to storage for three weeks, … Continue reading
As the weather heats up in NYC I turn to the internet – dangerous start – to order summer dresses from websites – bad idea – with the vague intent that if they’re not absolutely perfect, I promise I’ll send … Continue reading
Too hot to walk quickly through the muggy Manhattan weather, I strolled along behind a couple of girls and listened to them chatting.
Summer in New York brings with it a mass weekend exodus to the beach. Iâ€™m not much of a beach person really, and I enjoy my weekends in the city â€“ markets, visiting the latest ice cream truck, walking in … Continue reading
Just when we though it couldnâ€™t be getting any hotter: 100 degrees. 100 degrees? Thatâ€™s just not reasonable. People are shaving their dogs.
Heavily into picnic mode, Jon and I went for a walk on the High Line – not some kind of strange circus stunt, but rather a modern park elevated on disused railway tracks above the city, meandering through the buildings … Continue reading
Back in New York and back on the balcony where there are now distinct winners, notably the peas and the herbs, and losers â€“ yes, you, strawberries and asparagus and cucumbers. I have no idea why. What can I tell … Continue reading
Back in London, back to beautiful spring weather â€“ suck it New York â€“ and back to proper tea. I hadnâ€™t realized the extent to which I had gone native in America. Starting the day with a latte, picking … Continue reading
Royal Wedding Breakfast Eggs en cocotte with boiled asparagus soldiers for dipping Lemon scones / Blueberry lemon scones Fresh berries Cups of tea / Glasses of freshly squeezed orange mimosas Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea Smoked salmon on cucumber … Continue reading