I don’t go to the movies very often but yesterday I saw a beautiful film. The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (this links to the entry in the Internet Data Base). Featuring a few familiar faces from “Downton Abbey”, Lily James, Jessica Brown Findlay, Matthew Goode and Penelope Wilton, alongside Michiel Huisman, Tom Courtney and Katherine Parkinson. It …
My poor blog has suffered from neglect over the past months/years so I’m going to make a serious effort to maintain it on a regular basis.
I discovered the amazing healing power of yoga after an accident involving a dog’s water bowl.
There is something quintessentially British about afternoon tea, especially in a quaint British tearoom.
Samuel Johnson, the 18th century English writer, once wrote “When a man is tired of London he is tired of life”. He may have been onto something there. I always find London has an exciting vibe that just fills me with energy. Plus there’s so much to see and do, whether you’re into cultural pursuits or pleasurable.
In a few days I will be making the mammoth trip from Australia to England, a trip I’ve made multiple times before so I thought I’d share 5 simple travelling tips.
I love travelling, as you will discover if you visit me here on a regular basis.
As I have a shockingly sweet tooth, cake comes very high up on my list of favourite foods. I particularly love a rich fruit cake with marzipan and royal icing. So to me, a cake makes the perfect celebration food but now cakes seem to becoming more like works of art than food items and none more than wedding cakes. …
I’ve never seen Hadrian’s Wall. So when I was given the opportunity to join a party planning a gentle stroll around a section of Hadrian’s Wall I eagerly accepted. The day dawned windy and wet and our party of thirteen dwindled down to five, the rest preferring to spend the morning with the Sunday papers and a warm fire. To be honest, I’d expected there would …
As I write this I’m back in my homeland, England, staying in Langley Castle, a 14th century castle in Northumberland in the North of England.
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