About Alice Thomas Ellis:
Alice Thomas Ellis is best known by her nom-de-plume.
. . to cook well and with imagination you have to be in a cheerful and contented frame of mind, and thus inclined to be generous.
They shared an image of the American Christmas--riches, reconciliations, tears, snow, success, sentiment, furs and firs, the shop windows shining like Heaven and everything good for sale.
Death is the last enemy: once we've got past that I think everything will be alright.