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.
RECIPE: Whole wheat bread, whole wheat rolls and whole wheat crescent rolls, for a healthy snack that nothing can beat.
Staying in a country like Costa Rica for a month is a great way to explore and get to know the place.