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Yummy food makes me weak.

A client brought cookies and I had one. I don’t usually like hard cookies but this was buttery and amazing. Hmmm maybe because I haven’t have something sweet like this is a while. 6 more words


Favorite Things of 2014: Movies, Music & More

The best movies of 2014 seem to have the same theme: men that have gone Nuts! Night crawler, Foxcatcher and Birdman are compelling movies to see this year but nothing measures the story of Whiplash. 159 more words


Old School Treat of Sheekeys

It was the lovely Debbie Archer’s birthday and they kindly invited me along to join in the celebrations at the one and only J Sheekey… 399 more words


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