Saturday Snapshots #291

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Colours of Chinatown, Singapore – July 2014

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Pomegranate pavlova shots – and ten years of Cooksister

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When I was seven, I still lived next door to my best friend Andréa and we often met up where her garden wall met my driveway to shoot the breeze or plan our next play date.  I still remember the day when she poked her head over our wall and proudly announced that she was […]

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Saturday Snapshots #290

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Public transport, San Francisco style – San Francisco, May 2014

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Londonfoto 2013 food styling & photography workshop

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Yes, you read correctly – the title did say 2013 and it’s not a typo.  This is the reason why I teach writing and photography courses, not time management courses, or “How To Stop Procrastinating” courses. But moving rapidly along…  Meeta and I had been teaching photography and writing respectively for a while together on Plate […]

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Saturday Snapshots #289

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The road less travelled – in the Prosecco DOCG vineyards near Valdobbiadene, Italy – May 2014

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Smoked mackerel, beetroot and potato salad

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Like most weeks, last week saw many famous birthdays. Iggy Pop, the super-impressive and seemingly indestructible (despite his best efforts!) grandfather of punk turned 67.  Queen Elizabeth II of England turned 88  (although her birthday is only officially celebrated in June). Crispin Glover who played a fresh-faced George McFly  in Back to the Future turned […]

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A taste of Lund, Sweden

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  “Wow”, said Nick as we surveyed the scene outside the train station, “they sure like their bicycles!”.  And he was not exaggerating:  the kind of space you normally see devoted to cars is the amount of parking space dedicated to bicycles in Lund, a university town near Malmö in southern Sweden.  Like all the best […]

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