Jude’s Ice Cream & an Arctic Roll-o

Arctic Roll-oThe new issue of Blogosphere magazine is out (e-edition only, print available at the weekend).

It features an interview with Sasha – best known as Liberty London Girl. Sasha started blogging back in 2007 – an early pioneer. She launched The Wall Street Journal’s WSJ magazine as executive style editor, and has an heap of other magazine credits to her name. She has successfully made blogging a full-time career, and now has a small team now supporting her, as well as an off-shoot media consultancy agency.… 

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Greengage Ripple Ice Cream

greengage plums in a bag

The French call them Reine-Claude. The Turks call them Erik. The Brits call them Greengages….

However you want to address these little green plums, their taste is as lovely as their title. Tart and sour, they signify the seasonal transition from summery, sweet strawberries to sharper, autumnal fruit: loganberries, gooseberries, redcurrants, blackberries….… 

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Afternoon Tea at The Modern Pantry & Matcha Tea Ice Cream

20130625 Modern Pantry Afternoon Tea

Ethnicity is an interesting thing. People are often eager to dredge up exotic influences. Most are genuine, and some are more tenuous. Recently a guy I know claimed to have French blood. “It came across with William” they said. “William who?” I asked. “Well, the Conqueror” they drawled. Dubious.… 

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