Author Archives: Editor

How to beat the winter blues

The start of September brings with it a mixed bag of emotions for many of us. The holidays are over, summer is drawing (somewhat sharply) to a close, days are getting shorter and the weather has taken a very decided … Continue reading

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This and that

A quick look at what the last few weeks have entailed, little snapshots of some of my favourite things. Making sausage sandwiches for a crowd of hungover friends (always on soft white bread with salted butter), the evening sunlight on … Continue reading

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Furious Love: Elizabeth Taylor, Richard Burton, and the Marriage of the Century

During my short stint at University (I left after a year to work as a runner at a television production company) I studied American Literature and fell in love. The object of my affections was not a greasy haired, pot … Continue reading

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Dove 2 in 1 Daily Therapy

One of the perks of living with my flatmates, who I concede are unusually groomed for two young men, is discovering a world of cosmetics that may¬† otherwise have remained undiscovered to me. Two in one shampoo/conditioner is one such … Continue reading

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Meal for one

I eat out as much as I can, whether it be at a pub, restaurant, canape fuelled party or at the homes of my generous friends. It is one of my great pleasures – I’d far rather sit whiling away … Continue reading

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Sweet treats

The white chocolate Mikado stick is fast becoming a very hard core addiction of mine. During my first week of being a non-smoker I have been feasting as if there were no tomorrow and these crispy, thin biscuits covered in … Continue reading

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Photogenic food

The photography of food is a craft I would love to master. I have a small Panasonic Lumix digital camera, with a leica lens, which has a high spec and takes beautiful pictures considering its reasonable price tag. But I … Continue reading

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