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Safety in numbers

Vivienne Westwood says we all now dress in the same boring way. But being a copycat has its benefits. Simon Cowell buys hundreds of the same grey Armani t-shirt because he would rather focus on his business than on sartorial … Continue reading

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Northern soul

Last night Mamma Famale was treated to a special pre-Mother’s Day dinner. This is a good one for today if you’re stuck for ideas. All mums love chicken and lemon and rosemary.┬áIt makes them think they’re in Lake Garda when … Continue reading

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Mother and the addict(s)

Hello. I’m Famale. I’m addicted to basil. It’s true. I just can’t get enough, just can’t get enough. My Italian family had rows and rows of basil which grew outside with very little attention, apart from the dog and the … Continue reading

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This charming man

If only Famale could have just one of Bradley Cooper’s pills in Limitless, she could get these essays out of the way and on to batch no.2 (essays, not baking). Yesterday Don and I went to Lucky 7 on Bath … Continue reading

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Convention rights

The rules on Italian pesto should be laid down in the European Convention on Human Rights. In fact, I’m surprised they’re not. My experience of pesto pre-Italy was when we discovered it as first year art students and put it … Continue reading

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Gabs

Yesterday after a bizarre Australian lecturer with a too-low top spoke to us about the codification of the law of tort in New South Wales, it was definitely time for some afternoon drinking. The sun was out, I was on … Continue reading

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Uncomical relief

Lindy made me watch hours and hours of that giraffe woman Miranda and various other unfunny people on Comic Relief last night. Luckily, her parents were away so instead of my lugging down the half-bottle of red that was on … Continue reading

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