Monthly Archives: May 2010

Bits and Pieces of Time. Louis Auchincloss.

I had the distinct pleasure this weekend of spending some time with an author who was very possibly our last writer of novels of manners, Louis Auchincloss. He died not long ago and casting my eyes about the library in … Continue reading

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All-Purpose Marinade

(Not my photo and no provenance known, sorry!) Lots to do again today. I’m interviewing an alts tailor for one, preparing for a dinner party tonight and another tomorrow. I’ll leave you today with a nice little recipe that works … Continue reading

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I’ve got all sorts of interesting things keeping me busy of late. So please forgive my late postings or absence from the scene altogether, all will be clear shortly. Yesterday, after dropping off the kids at school and before working … Continue reading

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