Category Archives: psychotherapy

Sue Perkins/Marilyn Monroe, Almond Cake with Cherries, Chicken in Pomegranate Molasses, Three Sisters, the Freedom not to Look Pretty (ffs)

Sue Perkins/Marilyn Monroe, Almond Cake with Cherries, Chicken in Pomegranate Molasses, Three Sisters, the Freedom not to Look Pretty (ffs) So I was getting ready to go to a work lunch last week and I looked in the mirror. I … Continue reading

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Baryshnikov, Russian Poems, тоска, Pretty Salads and Dim Sum

  Baryshnikov, Russian Poems, тоска, Pretty Salads and Dim Sum   I went to see Baryshnikov reading Brodsky at the Apollo the other day. Completely sold out and packed full of Russians. Misha, whose beauty has in no way been … Continue reading

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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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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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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.  So, 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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