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Spring time: basking in the sun in Leeds and in Surrey
Spring was a very busy time, wrapping up and
delivering all the work I had done during the year and making sure that
everything was packed and ready before summer. I had important deadlines at
university; first of all, my end of year one review with forms t...
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Visiting Florence
During the Easter holidays my husband and I
planned to spend a few days in Florence, a holiday we had planned for a long
time. I had been there on a school trip and with my mum and dad when I was a
teenager. I knew the main spots to visit and made a list fo...
Visiting Florence
Visiting Florence
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Easter holidays with my mum
I was in Rome with my mum during the Easter
holidays. The evening I arrived she welcomed me with a traditional Roman dish:
coratella, made with lamb’s liver, heart and lungs and aromatized with onion
and white wine. She prepared it with artichokes according...
Easter holidays with my mum
Easter holidays with my mum
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Lemon cake, cheese cake and pear cake
Here are some more cakes I dug out from my old recipe
book and adapted for some occasions, like my son and daughter in law visiting
us (cheese cake), celebrating my daughter’s new job (lemon cake), or the
saffron buns I made for Saint Lucia last December, a...
Lemon cake, cheese cake and pear cake
Lemon cake, cheese cake and pear cake
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Ciacce, calzone and focaccine
Here are some new savoury recipes I experimented with last
winter, some of them with the great help of my mum who gave me some good tips. Piccoli
calzoni (small ‘trousers’) Calzone is made with pizza dough folded over and
filled with whatever you like, usua...
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The Royal Wedding
Beautiful and authentic are the two words that
encapsulate Harry and Meghan’s wedding. I tuned in on Twitter from 7 am on Saturday and at 9
am on BBC 1 following all the interviews with people coming from all parts of
the UK and abroad. Some of them didn’t ...
The Royal Wedding
The Royal Wedding
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Eurovision Song Contest 2018
The Eurovision Song Contest intrigues me every year,
I never miss the final, which is tomorrow night. The show tends to be a bit
tacky and cheesy at times, with singers wearing eccentric outfits sometimes
inspired by their country’s tradition and folklore, ...
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Exhibitions: ABBA , ‘Living with Gods’ and more
The Abba exhibition at Southbank was an emotional
adventure. Since we had spent a year in Stockholm in 1998, we developed a
fanatic passion for Abba songs and charisma. The exhibition was organized in
ten spaces starting in a dark room with a mirror disco b...
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Exploration and invention. Picasso: Paper & Clay at the Lightbox in Woking
The prolific and versatile traits of Picasso’s
talent are manifest in the current riveting exhibition at the Lightbox in
Woking. It gives a clear-cut vision of   Picasso’s artistic development focusing on his printing and ceramic
works and highlighting his ...
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Amedeo Modigliani: a fusion of classic volumes and primitive lines
An exhaustive comprehensive retrospective of
Modigliani’s art was displayed at the Tate Modern showing his pictorial
development chronologically with well explained captions. It highlighted the
absolute revolution of his work that reflected the innovative a...
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