This week I was let in on the secret of the legend of the $250 Neiman Marcus Cookie. The story goes that a woman was so impressed with a cookie she had in the cafe of the American department store in Dallas that she asked if it would be possible to purchase it. She was…… Continue reading A $250 cookie recipe.
Three years ago, I was enduring work when the new American guy on our team, Darren, asked if I would go for a pint and talk about writing. I am always up for conversations about writing but I couldn’t work out what he actually wanted. I was suspicious of his motives. It turned out he…… Continue reading Iowa