Salad-dressing as art object The things you can do with olive oil and balsamic vinegar. Quote of the Day ”A drama critic is a man who leaves no turn un…
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The way the wind blows Quote of the Day ”You’re not a celebrity until they can spell your name in Karachi.” Humphrey Bogart Musical alternative to the …
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Cascade Quote of the Day ”There may have been disillusionments in the lives of the medieval saints, but they could scarcely have been better pleased if…
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As I intimated yesterday, there won’t be a newsletter on Saturdays or Sundays from next week. So if you find it missing from your inbox at weekends, it…
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Small changes ahead… Just a heads-up to let you know that after tomorrow this daily version of the blog will switch from seven days a week to five (Mon…
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One of our cats, who always looks at me as if whatever’s happening is my fault. Quote of the Day ”The Swiss managed to build a lovely country round the…
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Ramadan begins
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Painting with light Someone once said that photography is “painting with light”. A bit pretentious, perhaps, but it’s certainly the case that if you’re…
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Ghost train Snapped in a train. Remember those? Quote of the Day ”Never forget that only dead fish swim with the stream.” Malcolm Muggeridge Musical al…
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Quote of the Day ”When I want a peerage, I shall buy one like an honest man.” Lord Northcliffe Musical alternative to the morning’s radio news Beethove…
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Philip Mountbatten RIP En passant. My hunch is that the first series of The Crown did wonders for Philip’s image with the general public, because it il…
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My grandson on one of our favourite beaches. Quote of the Day The worse the villain, the better the film” Alfred Hitchcock Musical alternative to the m…
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