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Loving New York Day 7 – Crack Pie

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There were so many things I loved yesterday. There was the woman in Macy’s telling me that a handbag I was gazing at was ‘really English, like, so suitable for England it’s, like, oh my god, THIS IS A BAG FOR ENGLISH PEOPLE’ (seriously). There was the lovely osteopath who sorted out all my problems in an hour, and then told me about the best pizza in the entire world. (Everyone in New York recommends the best pizza in the entire world. Their recommendations are never the same.) There was the unexpected email from an old school friend who now … Continue reading

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Loving New York: Day Three

SO MANY THINGS! I love ALL THE THINGS! But here are some highlights from Day Three: 1. Mad flower Man Man runs into grocery store. ‘HELP,’ he shouts. He is sweating. ‘I NEED A FLOWER RECOMMENDATION.’ I listen up. I like this sort of thing. ‘THERE’S A GIRL. I NEED TO BUY HER SOME FLOWERS. I DON’T KNOW WHAT THE HELL TO GET HER.’ I smile kindly. ‘Let me help you,’ I say in my smoothest English accent. ‘THANK YOU’ he yells hoarsely. ‘You like her then?’ I ask, taking him outside to the flowers. He looks even more wild. … Continue reading

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NEW YORK DAY FOURTEEN: HANDBAGS AND OYSTERS

 Lucy Robinson eating oysters

By the time this blog gets published it’ll be two days since Day Fourteen happened. This delay has occurred because I am really rubbish and simply could not make myself write a blog, however loudly I shouted at myself. Fortunately, not much happened on Day Fourteen, so you can now relax. So. On Day Fourteen I realised I had to stop and rest, urgently. My legs had stopped walking. So I stopped and rested. American hotel beds are so ginormous that you can spend hours hanging out in them before getting bored. There’s just so many areas of the bed to … Continue reading

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NEW YORK DAY TWELVE: MASSIVE BEDS AND MAD GIRLS

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Ahhhhh. That’s nice. After five days in pitch black, cold, crapness, we are in a BIG WARM BED and it’s lush. Anyway. Here’s day twelve. (Thanks, by the way, for sticking with me, my friends. I got an email through yesterday with the statistics for my website for the last month and was like, say WHAT? You are reading my blog. I love that. Thanks very, very much.) The Man is a documentary film maker. Word got out that he was in New York during Hurricane Sandy. He was called by about a million TV companies all wanting him to … Continue reading

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