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The London Cooking Club cooks… South African!

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  A long time ago in a faraway land, when dinosaurs roamed the Earth, encyclopaedias were made of paper, and blogging was in its infancy, a very lovely friend of mine Johanna had an idea.  She was about to have her second baby and knew that she would be housebound for a while, but she […]

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Andrew’s Really Secret Event – an afternoon with Australia’s First Families of Wine

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So… we’d been walked around Mayfair to a secret location - with a dress code, no less.  We’d missed trains and braved walks in dark woods up precipitous hills as well as hangovers to attend.  So when the invitation for the 4th in the series of ARSE (Andrew‘s Really Secret Event) gatherings arrived, I signed up […]

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Clarence Court eggs at Hix, Soho

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  Why is it I never have any trouble finishing a bottle of wine; but I have great trouble in finishing almost everything else?? Rattling around in my drafts folder, I found this post from (gulp!) November last year.  Ah well.  The eggs are still available and the restaurant is still trading; so I decided […]

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The Underground Restaurant for an Eat Pray Love dinner

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  [Apologies in advance for the grainy pics - taken in near-darkness!] Nobody has ever been able to accuse me of being on the cutting edge of anything. Fashion is generally something that I have only the most fleeting acquaintance with:  I prefer to find a style that suits me and stick with it.  I have changed […]

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Le Quartier Francais and Môreson Wines at The Loft Project

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  Whenever I return home to South Africa for a holiday, I keep a little mental list in mind of the restaurants that I would like to visit – some for the view; some for the cuisine; some for theambience.  But, of course, between family demands and trying to find a few days of peace […]

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A beer and seafood pairing evening at Liberty with Bittersweet

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There is nothing like a canter through your blog’s drafts folder for reminding you just how badly you have fallen behind with posting about events you have been to. The list of “yet to be blogged” events includes the fab Wines of South Africa FIFA World Cup event in the summer; the London International Wine Fair; an evening […]

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The Spice Girls do London – and Cooksister does DMBLGiT August 2010

August 11, 2010

(photo – courtesy of Mowie) [Are you here for Does My Blog Look Good in This August '10?  Simply scroll to the bottom of the post!] So what do you say when you have to go and pick up two people from the airport that you have only met once before, and whom you have now […]

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