In memory of my father Acting Captain Kenneth Launcelot Napier-Andrews, RASC March 21, 1916 – June 27, 1996 Captured at Singapore and enslaved by the Japanese on the Burma Railway 1942 – 1945 […]
We are very lucky to have inherited a little home away from home in Yorkshire, England’s largest county. The cottage is tiny, located in a small village on Yorkshire’s southernmost border, where it […]
“Escapes with Nigel” is back for a second season, on Bell Fibe TV, channel 1217, starting Sunday, November 2, 2014.
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 on November 5th, 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.