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About peachmcgee

I got beauty, I got class, I got style and I got ass.

Last Night’s Telly: Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets

The first series having passed me by completely, it was with greedy anticipation that I snuggled down last night to catch the first episode of Raymond Blanc’s Kitchen Secrets. To a confirmed food porn addict like myself, if we seeĀ Jamie … Continue reading

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This week I’m reading: Footsteps by Richard Holmes

After watching the extraordinarily good television adaptation of William Boyd’s gorgeous Any Human Heart, I merrily hopped on the passing bandwagon and read the book just after Christmas. There are so many reasons to love this novel, but most important … Continue reading

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Last Night’s Telly: The Brits

Mention The Brits and what springs to mind? National embarrassment? Annual catastrophe? Shambolic kitschfest? For over three decades now The Brits Awards have acted as a sort of emblem of British morosity, representing everything we feel about success, talent and … Continue reading

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Guardian Women 100 – Part 1

The Guardian, in celebration of the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day, are asking readers to vote for their favourite inspirational women and will compile a Top 100 list at the beginning of March. So who gets your vote? The … Continue reading

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Put On A Happy Face

Dear reader, it is January. It is raining. The Tories are still in power and (your sympathy please) the only thing scribbled in my 2011 diary thus far is an appointment at the Job Centre. In addition, I have accidentally … Continue reading

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Shirley the Marvelous

As I said in my previous post, a gaggle of friends came down to visit at the weekend and as we hadn’t all been together since Christmas (I said I was a bad friend, didn’t I?) there were all kinds … Continue reading

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In which breakfast is eaten

This weekend I was lucky enough to be visited by three very old friends indeed. The friends are not old, no no, but the friendships are, which is all the more special for someone like me who can quite justly … Continue reading

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