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So I met a man at a party who told me that he once had a friend who worked at Coney Island in a curiosities show. Her particular curiosity and talent was that she was able to eat insects in … Continue reading
Our good friends Karen and Ronnie had recently returned to Sweden to get married on the edge of a lake in front of family and friends.
My friends Jenn and Alan have invited us to a pie tasting party. And though Iâ€™d like to start a rumor that pie tasting is the new wine tasting in NYC, thatâ€™s not the case. Theyâ€™re bravely pursuing the dream … Continue reading
Our friends Ingyin and Yosi planned a last road trip of summer, before returning to NYU Abu Dhabi to start the new term. Essentially, what they were looking for, was Americana.
When I was a child we spent family holidays at the Headlands in Cornwall, a proper old-fashioned seaside hotel with a sprung-floor ballroom, a bar serving cocktails with plastic monkeys hanging from the glasses, and a dress-for-dinner dinner in the … Continue reading
There is currently a commercial on the tv where an infatuated suitor notices how much his girlfriend dotes upon her parentsâ€™ pet cat. The details of his dastardly plan no doubt forming in his mind he rushes home, turns his … Continue reading
Itâ€™s Christmas Eve. Iâ€™m in Wigan celebrating a double whammy with my family. That joyful Christmas hunkering down feeling; the shops are shut, thereâ€™s nothing else to do but sit and wait for morning. Also, my grandparentsâ€™ wedding anniversary. They … Continue reading