Author Archives: jackjasondavis
I love Christmas in London–and I realized last night that this is my last weekend in London until after the New Year! I’ll be in New York next weekend for a wedding, then in Luxembourg for work, and then off to Australia for Christmas and New Year’s. So today I went into full Christmas mode. […]
I finally saw Matthew Bourne’s Swan Lake! Can’t recall when I first learned about it . . . maybe the ending scene of Billy Elliot? If so it feels a tad late, given the piece won roughly all the awards in London and New York in the mid-1990s (but then again, in the mid-1990s I was living […]
I’ve had a gift card to the Cowshed at The Ned burning a hole in my wallet for nearly a year now. Matt gave it to Justin as a Christmas gift last year, but he hasn’t been able to use it, and since it will expire before he makes it back to London, he said […]
Turns out my 18th Century Chinese dish is the perfect size and shape for a burrito bowl from Chipotle. Yum!
Ever vigilant in keeping my gardening standards at the cutting edge of taste, Lady took to heart Muriel Stuart’s sage advice that gnomes and pheasants are out . . . . . . but stone nymphs are in . . . . . . with the happy result that my window boxes are now graced […]
Back to Idaho for another Thanksgiving in Meridian! This time hosted by Dad and Lady in their new house and eaten upon their lovely new family-sized dining table (complete with appropriate wall captions). We missed Ashley’s family (who stayed in Montana) and Mark’s kids (who were in Seattle with their dad), but it was wonderful […]
I’m not normally a big birthday celebrator, but it just so happened that some of the things I really wanted to do were best done this weekend — so I made a birthday treat of it. First thing was to get up early and open a little wrapped package that had been hiding in my […]