Mushroom and polenta

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To say that the last week was dreich is something of an understatement. London has been engulfed in such a large raincloud that – although I can usually see over The City, as far as The Shard from my desk – I haven’t been able to see much further than the tree outside the window for days…. 

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Friday Pot Luck | Week 10

Overheard in Waitrose. A source of endless amusement: “Noah, you’ve had enough Manchego for one day” “Darling, do we need Parmesan for both houses?” “Don’t rummage in the reduced bin, someone from the golf club might see you.”

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Hurwundeki: lunch and a haircut

On Tuesday morning it took me about 15 minutes to dry my hair. No enormous surprise, because it’d been over a year since it’d last been cut, and it had got long. Most people would simply think “I’ll ring my hairdressers and book an appointment.” But here lies my problem. When you only get your… 

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Canapés for Obama’s First Videographer

Did you know that the team behind Obama’s campaign created 14.5 million hours of official video content for YouTube? And did you know that the cost of buying that 14.5 million hours on broadcast television would have been $47 million?

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“It does what it says on the tin” – so the saying goes. But it’s amazing how a bit of lateral thinking can take this to a whole new level. From pantone beer packaging to spreadable butter which comes with an inbuilt knife, this week’s Pot Luck is all about food packaging with a pretty… 

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