Monthly Archives: December 2012

Breakfast, lunch and dinner…

‘I fucking love science’ has just busted the goldfish myth! seems they actually have rather amazing memories… reminded me of a few goldfish I once knew… breakfast, lunch and dinner we called them… It was somewhere back in the mid … Continue reading

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Mondays…

Ah Monday… my old friend….  or frenemy, should I say…  Yes, it’s true. We don’t generally get along. It’s not for want of trying. We always start off on the right foot and I don’t know why or how but … Continue reading

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Zuppa, zuppa, zuppa…

oh so delicious on a winter’s eve… all porcini, pancetta and creamy goodness… with a little warm crusty bread… one of my favourites… shame you can’t smell it… I love to cook. I’ve always loved to cook… I thought I … Continue reading

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Living Daylights…

i turned on the television yesterday while busy pottering, free of thoughts of you for a change, only to see Bond in Vienna… the scene in the giant wheel with the cellist… reminded me of you and how we too … Continue reading

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Having it all…

Naomi Wolf is asking today who today’s female role models are… difficult one, isn’t it?! There are some real shining stars at the moment… Hilary Clinton is growing on me for example…  even women like Angelina Jolie and Victoria Beckham … Continue reading

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Ragas at twilight…

And now Ravi Shankar! another great who was at it right up to the end… “The beauty of our music is the ability to improvise endlessly,” he once said, “and that is my forte – I never know what I … Continue reading

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Curve-alicious…

Saddened but somehow, oddly, uplifted this week by Oscar Neimeyer’s passing… I seem to be surrounded by death at the moment… 104! and what a legacy… working until almost the end and such fantastic architecture… “When you have a large … Continue reading

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Time out…

The news of Brubeck’s death yesterday and copious postings of Take 5 on Facebook had me hurtling down the long and winding road of memory, back to the very early 80s… to happy days of youth, rebellion and innocence… To … Continue reading

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