Read AA Gill’s memoir Pour Me: A Life. Sort of about drinking, sort of about his childhood, not really about food. This is not Girl on The Train, guys – there are a lot of words here. You need to get your reading glasses on and, like, concentrate. But it is rewarding and engaging – and I’m not just saying… View Post
I had a brainwave the other day. Or it might not have been a brainwave, I still have to wait to find out. Anyway what happened was that I am still thinking about a Christmas or Fairisle sweater – there are now plenty of options available but I have been unable to commit to anything. There is this one in… View Post
The pom pom keyring or bag charm is, I think, going to be a one-hit wonder for winter 2015/16, so if you’re into the idea, get yours now. The best are this Whistles one ME + EM have a very luxe one at £35 – positioned correctly on your bag and held just so it will look from a certain… View Post
New in from The Spike’s LA correspondent, Becky B: there are machines in LA where you can DIY your own nut butter. “Every kid is allergic to peanuts here so they are obsessed with alternative nut butters,” says Becky. Is “nut butter” the funniest phrase in the English language? Or does that accolade still go to “pant suit”?
While we’re on about magic creams, anyone who’s had a baby will be familiar with Lansinoh, which is a lanolin-based nipple cream that can turn your nips from mangled, shredded nubs – like raspberries that have been attacked by a cat – into something resembling a human body part. It’s other purpose is as the world’s best lip balm – and shove… View Post
I know I am late to this, but I am gratified to see that Elizabeth Arden has brought out an edition of 8-hour cream without the unholy stench. I know, I know, some people love it – but it is testament to how good 8HC is that I continue to purchase it despite that ghastly stink. And now I no… View Post
I have mentioned these in a previous post and now have some. I am very pleased with these jeans, as they are half-way between my very extreme Acne boyfriends, which are a real statement and very flappy and just not really for Autumn and my skinny jeans, which are just too bloody tight for everyday wear. These are a complete… View Post