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Molten Hot Chocolate

"I rose about 8 o'clock, having first rogered my wife. I read a little in my commonplace book. I said my prayers and drank chocolate for breakfast." William By...
Gerald Wilde, The Clown, 1975, Pastel and gouache on paper, 119 x 81cm, courtesy October Gallery, London

Circus Pork Pie

“My life may be miserable but I am not.” Gerald Wilde There’s a delightful exhibition on currently at the October Gallery in Old Gloucester Street, London. I’...
peach chutney recipe

Saucy Peach Nearly-chutney

"I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my works to have the light joyousness of springtime, which never lets anyone suspect the labours it has cost ...
Four leaves teashop

An Ode To Tea And A Gem Of A Tea Shop

There is no doubt that, for a great many people, tea is the great cure-all. Following bad news, accidents, deaths, shocks .... making a cup of tea is sometimes ...