A Visit to Buckingham Palace Garden

My daughter-in-law Rachael is a self-confessed Royal Family fan so when she saw that Buckingham Palace was opening its garden to the public for the first time this summer, she couldn’t resist buying tickets. Happily she included me, so with my daughter Nicola and their son Rufus (2¾) we set off to the palace on […]

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My Week in Food

People seem to like my new series about the food highlights of my week. I love writing them and thinking each day about what I’ll add to the next week’s post. So … here goes with the past week’s food. Tuesday – Food & Poetry on Richmond Hill This was the day I met friends […]

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Welcoming 2016 in North London Style

It was all a bit last-minute. Elsa and I were planning to meet up between Christmas and New Year and since neither of us had plans for New Year’s Eve, we decided to see the New Year in together. Making plans last minute at New Year isn’t always easy – what’s open? What still has […]

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A Carluccio Christmas

Yes, it is a little early … and it did feel a bit weird setting off to a Christmas party just 24 hours after arriving back from hot and sunny Spain, but in the world of big food business, Christmas necessarily has to start even earlier than at Harrods. The lovely people at Roche Communications […]

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