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Book Club: The Year of Miracles by Ella Risbridger
A glorious mix of sweetness, sadness and recipes.Read more
Book Club: Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
This month, Fifi shares one of her fave recent reads:Read more
Book Club: Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci
Are we sad about two pictures of Stanley Tucci featured above? We are not. Are we sad about anything in this book? Mostly, we're just envious, really.Read more
Book Club: What Happened to You by Bruce Perry & Oprah Winfrey
I knew it was ballsy to pick this one up airside on my way back to Hong Kong, and into a week of quarantine. In some ways it was the best place...Read more
My Adventures on the Wine Route
I considered making this a little travel diary, a compendium of which special people I saw; which cellars I visited; and which wines I tasted from tanks, barrels and bottles. But I thought that would a) be a little cruel and b) wouldn’t capture the essence of what getting to do those things really distils down to. And what, pray tell, may that be? A reflection on ‘why’ – why wine, why these wines, why do we do this at all and why we are so impossibly in love with it.Read more
Book Club: Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Originally recommended by my favourite high school English teacher, Tuesdays with Morrie is a book I like to revisit every few years. It's a book I will always buy when I see it if I don't have a copy already. Sometimes I'll just get a spare one in case. At its core, it's a very sad book - while also being one of the most comforting reads. Each time I come back to it, I take something new away.Read more
Book Club: Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason
A recommendation by a dear friend who clearly knows me quite well. This was a joy to read, even when it made me cry.