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There was once a pig called Jimmy

Once upon a time, many years ago near the little town of Pietralunga in the province of Perugia, a farmer had a pig called Jimmy. Jimmy was a very special pig. He was prized as a truffle hunter which is … Continue reading

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A New French House for London

On my way to meet a friend at the once bohemian French House (Soho) last evening, a short text came through. Could I divert and get across to Knightsbridge instead? “Pierre is going to cook dinner for us,” it said. Instead of rubbing … Continue reading

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