Birthdays come and go, but the really big ones every 25 years need a serious event to mark the occasion and my number 50 was no exception.
There’s lots to visit in my ancestral home of Lewes, East Sussex.
RECIPE: Poached eggs in tomato basil sauce, Libyan grub … who knew? FOOD DIARY: In search of shakshuka’s origins.
Now’s the perfect time to plan a winter adventure.
Travel to smaller countries, dare one say third world ones, can be an adventure in itself.
DIARY: 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.