Monthly Archives: May 2013

On Dreaming of a pied-à-terre in Paris

June is going to be a very busy month for me. The deadline for a major edit on my upcoming Paris book is just a couple of weeks away (no, I can’t tell you any more just yet), I have … Continue reading

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On Bach & Bolognese

On the weekend I went to a wonderful recital by Konstantin Shamray at Elder Hall. The young Russian pianist began his studies at the Kemerovo Music School at the age of six, and and is currently studying at the Musikhochshule … Continue reading

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On Landscape and Latte Art

There’s only a few days left to dash into the Art Gallery of South Australia to see Turner from the Tate: The Making of a Master. A key figure of the Romantic period, J.M.W. Turner stunned the world with his … Continue reading

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On Luxury Villas & Asian Spice

Set on the fringe of the pretty Adelaide Hills town of Stirling, the Sticky Rice Cooking School instantly tosses you into an exotic world of aromatic spices, hot woks and scented candles. The popular school, just 20 minutes from the … Continue reading

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On Christmas Ham & Saucisson Sec

The sprawling Adelaide Central Market is a food Mecca for multicultural cuisine and fresh produce, and a much loved South Australian icon. On Friday evenings it’s a wonderful, lively place to be. Families and friends fill their baskets for the … Continue reading

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