Monthly Archives: July 2012

Above the Laundromat…18 years ago…Call the Midwife!

It was a Wednesday night, the football was on our portable black and white TV…..now was he watching Sweden vs. Brazil or Bulgaria vs. Italy? I will confess that I clearly recall that MAJOR sport was on TV and it … Continue reading

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A la recherche du temps perdu…in search of lost time: finally sorting my shelves

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Marcel Proust, born July 10th, 1871, ┬áin Auteuil Paris. He hasn’t featured much in my life apart from his much-quoted remembrance of the French “Madeleine”, that little sponge cake with subtle vanilla … Continue reading

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Laughter, Anger, Tears: to let go or not?

A weekend of emotions from screaming anger to hot tears of sympathy, punctuated midday with glorious gasps of laughter as I listened to “I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue”. Saturday late afternoon saw another, hopefully final, chapter in a long-running … Continue reading

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Friday night with “The Full Fifteen”

My first ever blog deserves a good glass of wine…hence “The Full Fifteen”….a really good mouthful and, at 15%, it hits the spot…..after a full day of cooking and attacking the honeysuckle that I rescued a few years ago, (now … Continue reading

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