January 18th, 2009


Three pairs of jeans have died in approximately a week, the last of the three doing so this evening. Worse still, the Levi's shop, the only shop in Oxford that sells jeans in my size had one pair in my size. Which I bought, but I am still down 2 pairs on the week.

Ella Saltmarshe - with an e

Mon Oncle magazine never disappoints, though I am waiting for Borders to stock its sister magazine Ma Tante.

From the list of contributors...

"Ella Saltmarshe.

Saltmarshe splits her time between Delhi and London. Her fascination with culture and politics has taken her from teaching film-making in Peru, to politics in Britain, to her recent completed novel set in India. Having begun her career in documentaries, this issue sees her navigating the TV-scape in Karachi."

(fun fact - the Semagic spell-checker doesn't recognise 'Peru')