Monthly Archives: March 2014

The heartbreak of creativity: a public service announcement

Originally posted on Drinking Tips for Teens:
Hello, I’m Ross Murray, beloved columnist, salad dressing connoisseur and author of the best-selling self-help book Don’t Kid Yourself, Mister. Today, I’d like to talk about a condition that afflicts 2 out of…

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Cee’s weekly photo challenge – perspective

Vieille ville, Antibes.  This is just one of many similar streets in the old part of Antibes.

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Tasting notes – Prieuré Lichine (Margaux) 2009 vs Phélan Ségur (St. Estephe)

To borrow a phrase from The Wall Street Journal and more lately, “the drunken cyclist” blogger, it was OTBN, open that bottle night, in our household over the weekend.  The two Bordeaux wines were chosen by hubby from our wine … Continue reading

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A walk around the Cap d’Antibes

One of my favourite books that can always be found in the small bookcase next to my side of the bed is “La Côte d’Azur …à Pied”, or in English the Côte d’Azur on foot. A handy little reference guide, … Continue reading

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Holidays in Antibes

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A recipe from the past – Pla Cian – Thai style fried fish

I was doing a bit of a tidy-up today, looking for something else, when I came across some old recipes from the seventies when I lived in Thailand.  Our cook, pi Nang as we called her, was one of the … Continue reading

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Tasting notes – Château d’Issan, a third growth Margaux

We had small family dinner party last night with devoted middle daughter and young, bachelor brother.   Hubby had minor surgery earlier this week to remove a few skin cancers on his head and ears.  This is not unusual for … Continue reading

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