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Anne O’Brien Carelli—Perseverance and Blind Optimism

Author Anne O’Brien making friendship bracelets. In this week’s Author Up Close, I interview Anne O’Brien Carelli, author of adult nonfiction, the middle-grade book Skylark and Wallcreeper, and the picture book Amina’s New Friends. She’s been a friend and mentor since we met at our first Writer Unboxed conference.  Anne is the …

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The Week in Bites, 7th July, 2019

The top 10 from the World’s 50 Best Restaurants 2019 in 10 dishes, Nicole Ponseca takes pride in Filipino cuisine, Asia’s Best Female Chef 2018 reflects on her Lao roots, a Munich tasting tour with chef Jan Hartwig, sushi Sao Paolo and the numbers behind wheat flour. A mixed bag …

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A Selection of Dishes from S.Pellegrino Sapori Ticino 2019

The 13th edition of the haute cuisine food festival, S.Pellegrino Sapori Ticino has come to a close for another star studded year following a spectacular series of dinners held in the lakeside Canton of Ticino in Switzerland. The annual gourmet festival concluded with a final farewell party on 16 June creating the natural …

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One Story, Many Paths

Photo by Flickr user WiggyToo The first time I saw the movie Clue, I was ten years old. I remember flicking through the channels on the TV and catching the beginning credits of a movie with dark overtones and watching to see what it was all about. I thought it …

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