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Light and lazy supper: spinach, beet and shrimp salad

Tonight I got home late from work and didn’t feel like going to the grocery store to pick up fresh vegetables. But I managed to pull together a simple, healthy dinner from ingredients in my fridge and freezer. Although fresh … Continue reading

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Food is a weapon

Back to food… Tonight I had a delicious dinner at Angelica Kitchen in the East Village, a place I discovered when I first moved to New York and was living nearby. The restaurant is a vegetarian staple in the city … Continue reading

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Don’t buy this jacket!

New years resolution number 2: don’t buy this jacket (or dress or coat or cardigan or skirt or anything else) without really thinking about it first. Everyday I receive emails offering huge discounts or walk past shops with signs like … Continue reading

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2012 the year of productivity

I’m still trying to think of some goals for the new year. Of course I want to be better at budgeting, get stronger, run faster, update my blog more frequently, unsubscribe to all the emails that I never read and … Continue reading

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That’s the sound of 2011 whizzing past. I can’t believe it’s gone already. I didn’t manage to stop and say goodbye so I’m doing it now, 1 week late. 2011 was a whirlwind of ups and downs. I had some … Continue reading

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Give and take

Around thanksgiving there’s an eerie sense of quiet and calm in New York City, when people leave their city flats to spend the day or weekend with families in New Jersey, Long Island or even further afield. But one place … Continue reading

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The sky is falling

As Chicken-licken was going one day to the wood, whack! an acorn fell from a tree on to his head. “Gracious goodness me!” said Chicken-licken, “the sky must have fallen; I must go and tell the King.” It almost feels … Continue reading

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