A full packed brilliant year - it was the start of (just) Leluu and the end of Fernandez & Leluu
Leluu & Oliver
I started the Vietnamese Cooking Classes
Feist at my cooking class!
Said Goodbye to stuff
Did great singles nights My Singles' Valentine
But fell ill from hard work and stress and ended up in Homerton Hospital : (
Read the best book ever The History Of Love which developed my thoughts, views and hopefully writing skills and also did great creative writing classes.
Secret Saigon In London
and made many people happy in their bellies and full in spirits.
Flying Home: My Trip To Vietnam 2011
Cook Pho With Tim Hayward For The FT
Happy Birthday To Daddy
I had an amazing Courvoisier Punch Birthday Party
|photo by Paul Winch Furness|
Meeting Stanley Tse - from Seewoo and worked on recipes for their Way On Chilli Oil Brand, Pearl River Bridge and Seewoo hampers Leluu For Seewoo
The Monsoon, Bun Bo Hue, Elephant Man & My Uncle Thu
Stories from Uncle Thu, His Escape From Vietnam
Blood Cakes & Banana Blossom
I went to visit my friend in Hollywood, whose about to release a movie in 2012 called Project X
My Night With Nima Nourizadeh
When I came back to London, I witnessed the London Riots happen right outside my front door - it was a sad week for all.
I spent most of the year being single and loved it
A Single Serendipity
When We Were The Greatest, Rolling In The Deep & Two Weddings
I met a boy, had the best time but it was short lived.
Had the best meal of the year in Cinquecento - 500
|Francesco Mazzei & his boy|
and a superb evening at Viajante - A Tour Of The Town Hall With Nuno Mendes
Started to write: Love & Other Afflictions
In between, I cried, laughed and moaned. Always wishing for more, ate a hell of a lot, worked like a slave to myself, ruined relationships, burnt bridges and built long lasting friendships, love, lost my temper, walked the dogs and kept loading and unloading the darn dishwasher and formed an art to filling it up to the max and getting everything sparkling clean.At Christmas, I lost a boy.