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Carrot Cake

So I’d heard that the Merchant’s House Museum did candle lit tours, and I persuaded Katherine and Duncan to come with us and meet my sister, over from London for the weekend. Jon navigated the website and got the not-as-cheap-as-you’d-ideally-like … Continue reading

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The Wednesday Tipple – A Russian Scientist lives up to a radiation stereotype, and we all eat hot peppered walnuts to calm our nerves

I mentioned that I once had an exceedingly dull job working the day shift in a hotel bar. “Sure, we reused the lemon garnishes” I told a group of appalled New Yorkers. “And we were supposed to tip any un-eaten … Continue reading

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The Monday Treat – Chocolate Walnut Banana Cake to eat while pondering life

The cop in line in front of me at the coffee shop was in trouble: “I’m debating whether to serve you at all,” said the woman behind the counter. “You gotta apologize to me.”

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The Monday treat – Warm pear and gorgonzola tart with arugula salad

I met Lizzy in Columbus Circle for wine and macaroons and to offer my opinion on which of two Coach bags was the cuter, and found her in a rather more than usually agitated state.

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