DIARY: Memories of comfort food served in splendour at The Fairmont Empress Hotel in Victoria, BC. RECIPE: David Hammonds’ chicken pot pie.
DIARY: The perils of finding building contractors in England. RECIPES: Roast beef and Yorkshire pudding.
DIARY: Stuffing ourselves with excellent food at an annual feast. TASTE TESTING: Johnny Walker Double Black and four single malts from Speyside: Mortlach, McClelland’s, Benromach and Ardmore.
For boat owners, there’s said to be two days that are the happiest of your life: the day you buy your boat and the day you sell your boat.
Living with one’s name can be a burden, but let’s not obsess about it. Or shall we?
If we live in a city, we all live in neighbourhoods.
It’s a photogenic location, home to The Princess Bride and more.
If every crisis overcome deserves a reward, then we have earned one on this sailing trip.
DIARY: We are driving around having a spectacular day getting lost on country roads in the Niagara region. RECIPES: Peach lattice pie, Peach pie and Peach Melba.
DIARY: A sailing cruise on Lake Ontario ends with a feast. RECIPES: Red skinned potato salad and Beet and spinach salad with goat feta.