Bicycling around Central Park with the barrister. Staying at M’s glorious apt in the West Village and waking up to find it had snowed overnight. Top of the Rock with Liz. Finding the perfect skirt for $2 in the East Village Flea Market. Being placed front row at several fashion shows: unexpected but always pleasing. Freewheeling down Broadway on my bike. CSS at Irving Plaza with Laura. Riding the rollercoaster at Coney Island. Managing to make cupcakes in my toaster oven. Sunbathing by the pool on the roof of Soho House. Casa Mono with Henry. Hotel room hanging with Garbage. Dressing up as a Deadly Sin for Hallowe’en. Brunch at The Carlyle with my parents. Making out with a preppie banker. Oxenberg cash-llama scarves. Sunday lunch with Barry Humphries & Angelica Huston on Ed’s penthouse roof terrace. Suppers of raspberry martinis and French fries with BA. Dachshunds everywhere. Always having painted nails. Birthday supper at Morandi. Brooklyn Botanic Garden with Muv & sis. Strand Books. Wine & therapy with Mich. Eating hot dogs at Crif Dogs in the East Village. Kaiser Chiefs at Hammerstein Ballroom. Picnic-ing in Union Square with Clare. Guacamole. The Waverly Inn with CA. Dropping $600 on frocks on my birthday in the sale at Miguelina on Bleecker. Dating a boy in Brooklyn. Swimming in an open-air pool on a pontoon in the East River. Looking like high class call girls at the Four Seasons with JD. Riding a police horse in Central Park. The Whistlers at The Frick. Dancing to The Cure at Beatrice Inn.

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I feel envy!! I wish I could live there!

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I adore New York, it is my favourite place in the world
great blog

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What a delightful description, NY City must be a dazzling place to live! There’s always something exciting going on 🙂

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Sounds like a very exciting year in the city. Oh how I want to live in a city.

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NY should pay you for such a beautiful love letter 🙂 Be back soon!

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Angelica Huston *faints* I bet she’s really every bit as fabulous as I think she is. More info on riding police horse? Sounds wickedly cool.

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Aww, that all sounds so great 🙂 I’ll have to make my own list

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It sounds like every one of my teenage dreams of escape to the big city…and some of my grown-up ones, too.

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I’m so glad someone is living such a terribly exciting life. It is so much fun too read! Best wishes for a great 2008.

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I can’t believe I actually read the line ‘hotel room hanging with Garbage’ in there…is that actually Garbage, like with Shirley Manson in it? Sigh…

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