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Mi casa, su casa

In January I’ll be participating in the STRADA Easel 31 day challenge, where I’ll create a daily painting from life (no photographic references or imagined images permitted) in the hopes of winning one of their magnificent easels. Because in my head, all that stands between… Read more

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Reverie Social Table

“When strangers gather happily together at a table, it’s because they’re getting something more than a standard meal or drink out of it.” So says Adee Braun in her article Alone Together: the return of communal restaurant tables.  There is definitely nothing ‘standard’ about the food… Read more

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Whatnot & China Town

I’m no wheeler dealer. I don’t strike deals, push for discount or seek out bargains. I pay the advertised price and celebrate demurely (with my inside voice) if I feel I’ve received value for money. Strange then for me to be pushing a pensioner to… Read more

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The Table at De Meye

There are few things in life more satisfying than a snooze in dappled sunlight after a good lunch. Fewer, even, are the restaurants that cater to this impulse. The Table is just such an establishment, encouraging patrons to languish on the lawns, sipping sleepily on wines alongside… Read more