"The key to cooking is your attitude. You must have complete confidence that whatever you do will be wonderful." That was one of the bits of advice that my late friend, Ismail Merchant, passed on to me in 1990.
BP, facing mounting claims that it is not handling damage payments for the oil spill, is likely to face significant wrath from the Senate and the White House if the controversy over their involvement in Megrahi's release intensifies.
Americans tend to view fashion as more of a utilitarian concept than an art form. The sad consequence is that support of up and coming designers does not prevail even in urban cities like New York, where deserving talent is begging for support.