What are they thinking, those litterbugs, when they drop their rubbish in the park or at the side of the road or in the river? Obviously, they aren’t thinking at all, so […]
It’s hard to believe, but Claudia Cardinale, Hugh Grant and Jackie Chan have something in common with our wine scribe Jim Walker.
All the plastic bags, bottles and rubbish we casually throw in the gutter end up our streams, rivers, lakes and oceans. We have to take personal responsibility for our litter, or we […]
In August of 2017, I wrote about the negative impact that large cruise ships were causing for small ports and historic city centres in a blog called Is my ship too big? […]
The argument over what constitutes an authentic Salade Niçoise continues to rage. Today, I’m adding fuel to the fire, as I continue my search for new salmon recipes.
Euripides is said to have observed, “Where there is no wine there is no love.” This was not the case when our wine scribe Jim Walker and his wee band of intrepid […]
I’ve been exploring different ways to serve salmon, as we move away from red meat in our diet.
As we drive about England on our regular visits, we marvel at the landscape. For such a tiny island, England certainly has some amazing visual contrasts.
Settled by the Romans and once the cherished home for counts and dukes of Geneva and Savoy, Lake Annecy is a hidden gem whose pristine waters and charming villages have yet to […]
Back in the late spring of 1988 our wine scribe Jim Walker, his wife Hélène and several friends spent a week drinking their way around the finest watering holes in Bordeaux, France. […]