Monthly Archives: April 2017

Chicken Pastilla, Cherry and Pistachio cake, People who think Everyone Fancies them and Tinder’s men called Glen

Chicken Pastilla, Cherry and Pistachio cake, People who think Everyone Fancies them and Tinder’s men called Glen I hadn’t realised when I posted my last thingy that it was so confessional, or that I was saying anything difficult. I’ve always … Continue reading

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Everything cake, Hysterectomy, Being a Therapist doesn’t mean I’m happy, Sorrentino

I was having dinner with a friend at Satura in Lucca (boring restaurant with lots of deep fried stuff) and telling her how weird it is to be having a hysterectomy (soon) and how sad. Only a couple of years … Continue reading

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My Birthday, Forte dei Marmi, The Augustus, Cheescake, Oysters and Omar Sy

  My Birthday, Forte dei Marmi, The Augustus, Cheescake, Oysters and Omar Sy   Omar Sy, just gratuitous because I love him. Look how handsome! I kind of force myself to dream about him by thinking about him as much … Continue reading

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Easter at La Casa Rosa, Full Nest, Asparagus wee

Easter at La Casa Rosa, Full Nest, Asparagus wee     Asparagus wee is the main problem at La Casa Rosa this time of year. Big bunches of really thin asparagus are everywhere and I use them instead of lettuce … Continue reading

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Coming Home, the Mont Blanc Tunnel, Steak, Chips and Asparagus

Coming Home, the Mont Blanc Tunnel, Steak, Chips and Asparagus   It’s a really, really long way from London to Lucca. Got in the car with son, two dogs, a lot of stuff, left at 6.30am and got halfway, Rochefort … Continue reading

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David Bowie, Cats, Everything Salad and a Patient who Hides

Slightly lurid picture of Everything Salad there, but the only one I’ve got. Wait. Has it got some weird filter on it? Possibly. ┬áSo, I was watching a picture of David Bowie flash up on the TV yesterday, all bony … Continue reading

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Dealing with trauma from online viewing, Chekhov’s Black Monk and Azerbaijano-Armenian (I know, I know) lamb meatballs.

Dealing with trauma from online viewing, Chekhov’s Black Monk and Azerbaijano-Armenian (I know, I know) lamb meatballs. The Black Monk! I went to the Pushkin House to watch a play, filmed in Moscow, based on the Chekhov short story. There … Continue reading

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