1 April 2005
Dear me: I was so exercised over the soup (and other cooking: I made a risotto with mushroom stalks and flavoured it with lemon zest and red pesto, then served it with the mushroom-caps grilled with a green-pesto topping; next time I might cap the pesto with a slice of parmesan, see how that works) I forgot to mention yesterday’s big news, which is that we-The-Write Fantastic have got a very generous grant from the Arts Council, to cover set-up costs and our activities for the first six months. How good is that? And all my own idea, he murmured, polishing his fingernails on the cat, whom he is positively outsmugging at the moment...
© Chaz Brenchley 2005
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