Travel to smaller countries, dare one say third world ones, can be an adventure in itself.
Nothing quite beats the fun of driving a convertible.
Letter writing is almost a lost art in these days of emails and texting.
DIARY: A nosing of jolly good scotch in honourable company.
Our bucolic meanderings along England’s south coast bring us to the New Forest in Hampshire.
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, our new favourite winter destination, has an active art community and many splendid art contributions to its public spaces.
RECIPES: English trifle, and a quick sponge recipe to make it perfect, plus Zuppa inglese and Tiramisu, two Italian versions. DIARY: Antics in a TV kitchen with Bob McLean.
RECIPES: Quiche Lorraine and cheese and spinach quiche. DIARY: Real men do eat quiche, so there.
Looking out from the balcony of our quirky little condo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, we can see the Pacific Ocean across a sea of rooftops.
There can’t be too many stately homes on our travels, and this one is more stately than most.