Punch Taverns, England’s largest pub landlord, owns the friendly pub in the village. Carol and Graham are the hardworking couple who lease The Parish Oven from the pub chain.
One month from tonight it’s England’s biggest Bonfire Night in Lewes, East Sussex.
One month from tomorrow it’s the biggest night of the year in Lewes, East Sussex, unblemished by PC revisionists or the spoil-sports from ‘Elf and Safety.
Again, this year the Waterloo Bonfire Society’s annual summer fundraiser was a huge success. In anticipation of the Lewes Bonfire Night, over the next three days I’m reposting last year’s stories leading […]
The name Sherwood Forest conjures up romantic visions of Robin Hood and his band of merry men, but its more than likely he never existed. However, there’s one place in England where […]
There’s something about the sound of bagpipes that moves my inner Scot and brings a lump to my throat. If the tune is particularly stirring, it might even bring a tear to […]
I’m standing in the middle of a field of lavender near Milton, Ontario. Bees hum all around. The scent of the flowers is so uplifting that it’s mood altering. After a long […]
With a pitiful rattle, the eight horse-power single-cylinder diesel engine on my sailboat dies. We will not get off the dock today. I’m startled by a louder roar, an ear shattering thunder […]
Remember the old television show where the late Ernie Coombs used to dress up with clothes from the Tickle Trunk and chat with a couple of gormless puppets, Casey and Finnegan? It […]
Once I was considered an ‘early adopter,’ one of those people who have all the new business toys before everyone else. I was one of the first people I knew to have […]