Monthly Archives: April 2011

If you like it then you should’ve put a ring on it

Kate was beautiful, William was nervous, the dress was a bit too traditional. Yesterday’s Royal wedding was a great excuse to push back my Evidence attempt to nearer its midnight deadline and also to eat some celebratory food. Scotland wasn’t … Continue reading

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Tell me lies, tell me sweet little lies

Mamma Famale made a request for apple and cinnamon scones. So when she was out, I took a break from my evidence essay which is destined to remain unwritten, and did some experimenting. I’m no Heston, but I can assure … Continue reading

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C’est si bon

If possible, go and see a film with a food item in the title. Yesterday Claire and I braved the ghost town that was Glasgow on a bank holiday Monday to go to Paris, via A Bout de Souffle (Breathless), … Continue reading

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He has risen!

Church and food. The two pillars of a Catholic family. And so came the soup and the chicken with rosemary from my new rosemary plant. But my sister K told me this morning that ‘everyone’ is bored of my talk … Continue reading

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All I have to do is dream

Life can be cut too short, and snuffed out too soon. So today it was only right for Famale to make something that celebrates the transient nature of our existence. Making ice cream is a massive faff, there’s no denying. … Continue reading

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Here comes the sun

As part of her new healthy outlook on life, Famale has taken up a new hobby. Crap friends cut, long walks taken and sensible drinking partaken, I have now become a herbalist. Or, more accurately, a herb enthusiast. Unable to … Continue reading

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After the revolution

Yesterday was a very productive day. Plans were hatched and deals were made. So then it was time for a trip to the Mediterranean. Don and I went to the Italian Film Festival at the GFT to see Before the … Continue reading

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Elizabeth taylor

…it was the cheesecake to end all cheesecakes. It was so lavish in fact that it would have been worthy of la diva, the goddess that was Miss Elizabeth Taylor. True glamour is not about manicures and champagne, it is … Continue reading

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Miss saigon

Yesterday someone cooked for Famale for a change. Lindy sent me on a wild goose chase on the train to get to her flat, armed with ingredients to make a special surprise dessert. She had picked up a whole host … Continue reading

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Messy

When life is becoming messy, there is nothing else to do but have a clear-out. Famale is kicking booze out of bed, from gin o’clock to cocktail hour. After a particularly scary wake-up call last weekend, I’ve decided to become … Continue reading

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