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A Noste, casual gastronomy has come to town

A while back I tried out a top-notch Southwestern tapas place in the 5th arrondissement called Dans les Landes, owned by a famous chef-celebrity Julien Duboué. 1,436 more words


High Tea on High Street

Husb and I popped into the new Galerie Simpson on the High Street earlier today, to partake of High Tea in the one-day-only Tweeting Bird cafe… 153 more words


Dining 'al fresco' in Oakleigh.

It’s noisy. There’s a general cacophony of people talking and laughing and the clatter of cups, plates and cutlery. Numerous cafes and restaurants, small shops, and several bakeries selling traditional Greek cakes and pastries line the street. 143 more words


Hello, Jean-Luc

Have you ever looked at the world around you and wondered who exactly these other beings are? I have a habit of generating a persona for strangers based off of their body language. 255 more words


The People of the Coffee Shop

I know everyone will just go to a coffee shop with a friend and when the conversation gets boring you’ll start looking around. Watching the people around you, completely distracted by that guy sitting across the room talking WAY too loudly on his cell phone, I don’t care about your new puppy, sir, lower your voice! 871 more words

A Last Goodbye

In my latest book, ‘Shadow in Sunshine’ I write of my hero leaving Portsmouth Harbour aboard the commando carrier ‘HMS Illustrious’. His feelings are of self-doubt, countered by excitement regarding the future, which appears on the surface to be a simple diplomatic mission. 158 more words

People Watching

Daily Poem Chill


Calm not quiet, clammy not cold

Distilled not mirky spread not withered

Green, pale transparent creeping with little reflection

Tall drifter smiles in other knowing pleasing… 56 more words