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Life at № 42

She’s Leaving Me!!!

  She’s decided she’s going to live in America. I won’t lie, I’m a little bit shaken. I thought that considering the virus and the turmoil in the world, she’d … Continue reading

August 28, 2020 · 31 Comments

Preparing the house for Imaginary Summer Girls

It’s the one time a year when the house gets cleaned from top to bottom, hard to get to cobwebs removed, unused rooms opened; So even though Summer Girls won’t … Continue reading

July 11, 2020 · 33 Comments

Life on lock-down, including the Joys of Cook—-ware

The Boulevard de Lattre de Tassigny and Rue de Strasbourg are magnificently quiet. The weather has been lovely this week. Mike took the opportunity to help Rudy with some rehab … Continue reading

March 20, 2020 · 26 Comments

Cooking this season – let’s call it vintage style: Cordon Bleu, Madhur Jaffrey & Edouard de Pomiane

The other day I found a complete set of the 1968 Cordon Bleu home course for sale online, and of course bought it immediately. It was designed by Rosemary Hume … Continue reading

September 10, 2018 · 44 Comments