Who is Elena Ferrante?

  My friend Linda, and fellow community gardener, mentioned that her Italian class had been reading this enigma’s books. Apparently Elena Ferrante is An Italian novelist who was born in or

Chickpea, chard and porcini soup

  From:  “River Cottage Veg everyday!” – Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall   This is a really lovely, hearty, pig-flavoured soup, underpinned by the earthiness of porcini mushrooms. You could use tinned white

Helen Mirren first ad for L’Oréal Paris

  Image: The Guardian Unlike Jessica Lange’s ads for Marc Jacobs, Tilda Swinton’s campaign for Nars or Twiggy’s recent spot for L’Oréal Professionnel – which market beauty products that aren’t


Urt’s new brows

  A brief update on the Brow Story, my friend Urt, is using Nu Brow this is the before and then six weeks after first application…. Urt lost her eyebrows