Cookie Lee

19 Dec 18
Boyz

Thursday 20th December Oh yes it is… it’s the Royal Vauxhall Tavern 2018 panto, Rubbed, a new take on the tale of Aladdin and his genie. Runs until 3 January. Open 7pm – midnight. Tickets via vauxhalltavern.com The Duke of Wellington presents the BritBears Christmas Party with Doctor Woof and loads of prizes to be […]

19 Dec 18
Women and Words

The Hootenanny is counter-intuitive. I say that because you would think that as the days go on that the party would kind of start winding down BUT THAT IS NOT THE CASE. In fact, we keep ramping it up! The elves basically fuel themselves on sugar, caffeine, and pizza and what that does, friends, is […]

19 Dec 18
News365.co.za

Samuel L. Jackson writes all the movies he starred in on his birthday outfit. American actor Samuel L Jackson is turning 70 on Friday, December 21 and he is celebrating his birthday month in the most stylish way ever. Building up to his big day, the multi-award-winning actor threw a star-studded party at Cipriani 42nd […]

19 Dec 18
Thursday Curry Clurb

Dedicated to Paul Hanna. Back in September our friend Paul passed away following a short, but valiant battle with cancer. Around the time he was diagnosed, some 6 weeks earlier, we got together to discuss ways in which we could offer his family support. So when Lee and Choppa (note how the closet Tory spells […]

19 Dec 18
Best Of Trieste

As a gift to all of you, I thought I’d share my tried and true Christmas cookie recipes that I have been making year after year. Now that I have been living in Trieste for almost 3 years, these cookies have become a way for me to cherish my U.S. traditions as well as share […]

19 Dec 18
Just Bear With Me...

This is post #100; thank you for continuing to “just bear with me.” December 19 is also the two-year anniversary of this site’s launch (so I should gift myself either cotton or china, and it should be red). To honor this symmetry, and to lighten the mood from my previous three posts (dealing—however obliquely—with the […]

19 Dec 18
One More Lee

I grew up drawing with my family, and spent my formative years near drawing. Further into jr high and high school, my concept of art expanded as I continued to take art classes and learned how to play guitar. I wasn’t wholly immersed and aligned with art but always had a connection to art within […]

18 Dec 18
New Delhi Times

We’re told experiences are supposed to make us happier than stuff — turns out that may apply mostly to the affluent. The famous marshmallow test that predicts future success, based on which kids can resist an immediate treat? That research has similar problems. Meanwhile, the jury’s still out on whether willpower is something you can […]

18 Dec 18
Parents Have School Choice Kids Win

On a crowded night for business, and the first meeting for new board member Lea Crusey, the DC Public Charter School Board voted five to two to close City Arts and Prep PCS (formally the William E. Doar Jr. PCS for the Performing Arts (WEDJ)) at the end of the school year. The school failed […]