A proposal for Independence Day

Happy fourth of July, dear American friends! Hope your parades are glittery and your fireworks are spectacular and you eat more than a human body can reasonably hold (the purpose of all major holidays, surely). While we're chatting, I don't suppose you fancy lending us New York for a bit, do you? You could have... … Continue reading A proposal for Independence Day

American Jeffcoats

This afternoon I stood on Amsterdam Avenue, outside a New York deli with a Chinese buffet inside (yes, ONE OF THOSE) and a profusion of tulips outside the door. The pavements were crowded with mothers and children on the way back from school, and me and my pushchair were getting in the way, so I … Continue reading American Jeffcoats