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How to be a famous author

Start writing a masterpiece.
Don’t stop till it has finished.
Tell no one about it.
Make it perfect by editing it.
Send a few chapters to an agent suited to your material. 32 more words


Week 1: I survived.

Week one has passed and I have so far managed to not get lost, not get mugged and not get fired. I am proud.

From the first day nerves on Monday to telling a co-worker I could never show anyone my Whatsapp messages, it’s safe to say I’ve settled in pretty well. 208 more words


Kedgeree of Salmon

This is a creamy, mild curry in the same style as Papa Bergerand’s Chicken Curry from the Hostellerie de la Poste in France. If you can imagine it, you create a sort of rice igloo by making a ring of rice mixed with salmon then putting the majority of the poached salmon in the middle, covering it with rice and then pouring the curry sauce over top. 46 more words


The Ivy Market Grill

Here’s a concept for you; take your well oiled high end brand, much sought after by the trendies, the tourists and the out-of-towners and turn it into an accessible, middle-of-the-range ‘brasserie’ bang slap in the middle of Covent Garden. 529 more words

Eating Out

Boiled Leg of Lamb with Caper Sauce

A simple British dish that is a play on a New England boiled dinner. The caper sauce was okay but we all pulled out some hot mustard anyway. 26 more words


Pebbledash Sneeze & UnChristmas Coat

Sunday 9th November 2014

I managed to wake at 1.45 am and had a brief but fruitful conversation with young Somnos. My side of the conversation was very succinct and consisted of two words the second of which was OFF! 8,105 more words