Comfort food is very much on my mind as we finish up the last of the Christmas turkey in a splendid and tasty turkey pot pie.
On the lovely island of Barbados for a week, we discover a Thomas-the-Tank-Engine-cute little train which huffs and puffs to the top of the hill and back.
On December 7, 1941, 78 years ago today, the Imperial Japanese Navy Air Service launched a pre-emptive strike against the US naval base at Pearl Harbour, which President Franklin D. Roosevelt named […]
At the Malmaison hotel in Cheltenham I discover the secret to perfect creamy scrambled eggs in my continuing quest for comfort foods. I’ve only recently come to like scrambled eggs. I suppose […]
Leaving a touching memorial service at the Royal Hospital, home to the renowned Chelsea Pensioners in London, and as the sun was setting, I came across a life-size silhouette of a silent […]
Searching the UK for acceptable pub food, what I would call true comfort food, is proving a tough challenge.
Britain’s success over the centuries has been based on its ships and its navy. I’ve been driving around the island to see a few historic examples that have been rescued, revived or […]
With the entire 30-year old Inspector Morse series being rerun on PBS and Britbox, it’s time to revisit the city of ‘dreaming spires.’
In two weeks it will be Thanksgiving in Canada, and for the third year in a row, I’m going to miss all the fun and festivities, but some outstanding holiday recipes follow […]
In our little Yorkshire village, the sense of community pride is such that every garden is filled with flowers and manicured to within an inch of its life, the lanes are spotless, […]