Monthly Archives: July 2012

You can always put that award where your heart ought to be, and you shouldn’t look any further than your own front door.

So, today I reminded a friend at work that I was timid and meek like Dorothy Gale and she told me that I obviously had Dorothy Gale confused with Margo Channing! I ask you, really?!

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“When you pinch me, try to pinch me where there’s fat!”

Recently, I had a craving to watch Tea With Mussolini. After all, one of il scorpioni is my spirit guide (Maggie Smith), another is Joan Plowright (who, after many years, I’ve forgiven for breaking up Larry and Viv), and it’s also … Continue reading

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Size Does Matter

At least in the world of ice cubes and cocktails. Beyond that, to each his own. I’m a recent convert to jumbo ice cubes. The larger mass of ice keeps the drink colder and melts more slowly than smaller or … Continue reading

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Scott would be proud

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”–F Scott Fitzgerald, The Great … Continue reading

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Because of reasons

Well it’s certainly MY most anticipated book since 21 July 2007… I await 27 September  in rapturous anticipation…

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When life hands you lemons, buy Grey Goose…

My sister said: Speaking of cocktails, my brother makes a delicious Minted-Vodka Lemonade that is perfect for a hot summer’s day.  You wouldn’t happen to have that recipe, would you? You are absolutely right that it is perfect for a … Continue reading

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