One of the benefits of international travel is duty free and visiting the whisky shops at most airports in Britain.
“Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral,” wrote Robert Louis Stevenson and driving through England’s pastures green, with spires looming on the horizon, I can see why.
It’s hard to find good bangers (English breakfast sausages to the uninitiated) in North America so I’ve been crossing England gorging on bangers and mash. Meanwhile toad-in-the-hole awaits the lucky diner!
World War I ended 100 years ago today and we are right to commemorate this centenary with solemn ceremonies.
Oh what a night! Theresa got her head chopped off. Boris blowed-up good. The torch lit street processions were amazing. The bonfires huge. The fireworks brilliant.
As we travel through English country towns and villages, from Sussex to Gloucestershire, to Lincolnshire and Yorkshire I’m impressed by the abundance of farmers’ markets and the autumn bounty they offer.
Tucked away in the Cotswold countryside, Sudeley Castle is a restored Tudor ruin with a wonderful secret.
Look up, way up, into the inky dark sky. Faint at first and then brighter ghostly images appear, moving strangely across the heavens. The Northern Lights, the aurora borealis, are putting on a […]
Yes, new research shows it’s true … men do fear veggies. Men choose meat over veggies every time. But as we move towards a more healthful regime. Some of us carnivores have […]
I’ve just returned from a quick visit to the old country and been re-introduced to pasta for breakfast and discovered deep fried poached eggs. Weird but delicious.