The Magical Mystery Tour Continues

I’ve mentioned my friend Jimmy Demers (the man with the voice of an angel) before. He pops up when I least expect him with sweet little acts of kindness – like drive by hugs, serenades and flowers, post cards from his world travels, or just… Keep Reading »

Jimmy Demers

Atoms of Gratitude, from March 24, 2012

Atoms of gratitude came easily this week when I actually took some time off to visit Jimmy, and his extraordinary songwriter brother Donnie Demers.┬áIt felt weird being in an old skool studio again, but this wasn’t just any studio. I was watching my friend Jimmy… Keep Reading »

Amanda at John's birthday party in Montserrat

With a Little Help from my Friends

I have so much more than just one atom of gratitude for you this Sunday. I mentioned before that a friend visiting from London made me a scrumptious vegetarian dinner earlier in the week. I first clapped eyes on Amanda Kyme (gasping at her beauty)… Keep Reading »

Embracing Indelible Impressions Part II

Julie Anne Rhodes

I’ve often wondered if the people who have touched my life in passing, or indeed in the present, really know how special they are to me? It never dawned on me, until now, to think about whether I had impacted their lives too?… Keep Reading »

Milestones & Fond Memories: 2009

Evening Standard Magazine

The last year of the decade has been a busy one. Tatjana and I rang in the year with Samantha Phillips, and Esai Morales, on Sam’s talk show, The Single Life…

Sam, Julie Anne, Tatjana, and Esai

Then we did a fabulous dinner party for… Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge Week IV

I just can’t help myself… I lurve to entertain. Fellow blogger and deliciously eccentric friend, Amanda Eliasch swanned into LA for a few days which gave me the perfect excuse to test my new vegan skills from The Conscious Cook on some sophisticated palates. I… Keep Reading »

The Conscious Cook Challenge

Julie Anne & Tatjana Rhodes photographed in their London kitchen for Hello Magazine
I have mentioned before that I am a die-hard omnivore. Tatjana has been leaning more and more towards becoming a fully-fledged vegetarian like her father… as indeed many of my clients and friends… Keep Reading »