Posts tagged ‘Oprah Winfrey’

May 18, 2014

Amy’s Bread

amys bread carrot cake

If you find yourself wandering around bustling Hell’s Kitchen, New York then there are a million and one places to stop for cake and coffee. So how to select the best one once you ignore all the chains? (Rather alarming posters of Oprah Winfrey currently on every Starbucks window as she’s promoting her new Chai Latte, now that’s random.)

Easy! Go to Amy’s Bread – it is such a find! Too cute – it reminds me a little of Gail’s Kitchen in London but this is a million times better and cheaper. We walked in for $3 iced mochas and read a cute sign “Voted Best Carrot Cake by the New York Post”. Sold!

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July 5, 2011

Freedom

No, not George Michael’s or even William Wallace’s.  The Freedom I’m talking about is by Jonathan Franzen and it is a must-read.  It is a story about a particular marriage but it is so much more than that!

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May 26, 2011

Oprah’s Last Day

“So long, farewell, auf wiedersehen, goodbye, I leave and heave a sigh and say goodbye, good bye”.

The above lyrics are from the Sound of Music, but they could well have been said by Oprah Winfrey yesterday as she hosted an hour long emotional final show. I haven’t watched Oprah in years, but even I was rather sad at the thought that after 25 years, the Oprah Winfrey Show would be no longer.

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