Category Archives: Sex

Keeping it fresh..

It may be assumed, from the universal accretion of sex shops, that many bedside cabinets harbour rarely, if ever, used sex aids in the same way that tiny chapels house rarely revered reliquaries containing slivers of saintly bones. Both were acquired to refresh, renew … Continue reading

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The horny (or is it thorny) problem of oral satisfaction in public…

It’s not surprising that, of the two, only “brunch” has survived from the portmanteau duo which includes the unpleasantly named “tupper”.  The end result of asking  friends and acquaintances  to join you for “tupper” would be, at best, a reduced circle of … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Bad Habits, Cooking, Digital photography, Eggs, Excellence, Excess, Expectation, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Humour, Photography, Quail eggs, Sex, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 45 Comments

Making the beast with two backs…..making it do what?

When I first heard this phrase, apparently loaded with sexual euphemism, it only brought to mind my vain attempts to create animal silhouettes on a wall in the beam of a torch. As a schoolboy I was more than a … Continue reading

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It’d take more than an apple to tempt Adam…

Given the choice of watching paint dry or onions browning, I’d opt to sit on a terrace overlooking clear blue sea with a chilled glass of something delicious . I take this choice whenever I’m engaged in important, but time … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Baking, buffalo mozzarella, Cheese, Cookery Writers, desserts, Digital photography, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, Fruit, Humour, Kitchens, Mary Cadogan, mash, Maxine Clark, Memory, Nuts, onions, peaches, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Pie, Pine Nuts, Recipes, Sex, strawberries, tart, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Wine, wine, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 49 Comments

….stoned and seeing red.

There is something iconic and primal about cherries. Apart from their perfect shape and colour, the true beauty of cherries lies in their ability to get stoned while I get juiced. The voluptuous simplicity of their shape and colour is  seductive. … Continue reading

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Something for the weekend, Sir?

A childhood of single sex boarding schools, followed by a career in any sex you like photography, has cleanly excised any sexual prejudice that in a less testing environment might have flourished. Doing unto others as you would have them … Continue reading

Posted in 2013, Bad Habits, Cheese, Childhood, Childhood memories, Digital photography, Drinks, Fino, food, Food and Photography, Food photographer, France, Horse meat, Humour, hypocrisy, lifestyle, Meat, Memory, Mimolette, Photography, photography course, Photography holiday, Sex, Uncategorized, Writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

All you need is love…..

…not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse. As the inside temperature of the house, this morning, was a crisp 9°C it was no wonder that nothing was stirring, it was more of a wonder that anything was still … Continue reading

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Soft prawn….

I was engaged in the dexterous removal of clothing from some beautiful prawns which action brought to my mind the name of Dan Greenberg, the author of “How to be a Jewish Mother”, but also the author of a small … Continue reading

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Always on a Sunday….

Sunday is about breakfast. If it’s done properly it can, like sex ( or so Sting says), last all day. Eating is only a part of Sunday breakfast as the spirit of the feast embraces much more. It’s to do … Continue reading

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