Monthly Archives: October 2015

Cooking with Jamie

The other day a friend and I got talking about Jamie Oliver. She admired his simple, nutritious fare and found his raffish cockney charm endearing. I admired his simple, nutritious fare and found his inability to use verbs or adjectives … Continue reading

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Everyday moments of grace

It’s a Saturday night. A friend and I make our way to Town Hall Station through the drunken, jeering, late-night throng. “The city’s so feral lately”, I complain. “Louts and hooligans everywhere.” Then a man with a harp walks by. … Continue reading

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No cause for alarm

There’s nothing I enjoy more than a good emergency evacuation. Well, possibly there are a few things – chocolate is perhaps slightly more enjoyable, and a nice glass of wine or a good pastry also ranks pretty highly. But emergency evacuations are certainly up there … Continue reading

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