Tuesday, 22 January 2013

Selective Assertion of the Week

To paraphrase the U.S. president in his January 21st inauguration speech, "If we are truly created equal...", then why are his children protected by armed guards at their school, and the offspring of everyone else are left to fend for themselves? Just wondering....

Friday, 11 January 2013

Toraya Pâtisserie Japonaise, Paris

Exquisite and Health-Promoting Confections from the Elegant Japanese Pastry Shop in Paris, Toraya

Toraya Pâtisserie Japonaise Traditionnelle

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An Elegant Survival Wine: Panilonco Cabernet 2011

I love it when our dinner guests bring, as gifts, bottles of wine that are new to us. It is a fantastic way to taste a wine, because it is a recommendation from someone you are fond of, and having the bottle right there to drink with them constitutes instant gratification. This cabernet by Panilonco of Chile was smooth and excellent--here is the apt description from Trader Joe's website: "Its deep red hue reveals ripe red berries, blackberries, plums and black pepper on the palate. The mouth feel is full and supple, with velvety tannins and a long, round aftertaste." Panilonco Cabernet Sauvignon 2011 is available at Trader Joe's for about five USD.
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Friday, 4 January 2013

Elegant Hats


 The Duchess of Cornwall Wearing a Cream-Coloured Hat, Reminiscent of the Hats Favoured by the Queen Mother, Shown Below



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How to Be the Best-Dressed Woman, Anywhere in the World

How to Be the Best-Dressed Woman Anywhere was a Pamphlet Offered by the News,  Now Known as the New York Daily News, and Its Guidance Would Be Welcomed by Some of Today's Elegantly- Dressed Ladies
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