A friends wedding created the perfect excuse to take a leisurely week-long trip through the Rhone Valley to experience this region for the first time.
The Bull Inn is a Grade II listed pub which sits proudly on Limpsfield High Street and has served the community and thirsty travellers for hundreds of years. Now, it is even owned by the community it serves.
A rare recipe post from Bacchanalian, as my wife takes over to share how she made this Pimm’s cheesecake, which we enjoyed while watching Federer and Djokovic duke it out in the Wimbledon Final.
During our 24 hours in Whitstable, we’d pre-booked a spot at the famed Wheelers Oyster Bar. Wheelers is a delightfully tiny restaurant on the high street with a congenial, family feel. I imagine it’s not changed in aeons. There are only a few tables (make sure to book in advance), you pay cash, and you […]
In recent years something happened which I did not think would ever happen. I developed a fondness for oysters. It really started at Top of the Hops’ wedding just outside Bordeaux. But where’s good for oysters back in the UK? Whitstable in Kent, of course. Situated on the Thames estuary in Northern Kent, it’s well […]
Some people do many weird and wonderful things in sheds. They don’t just store their lawnmower, they start businesses which go on to be very successful. Many writers have have used their shed to write much-loved classics, and you can even buy a shed to setup a new home brewery. I for one, am a […]
There are now so many places to enjoy fresh craft beer in every corner London, it is with some regret that I’ll be leaving the metropolis this week. Yep, I’ll be moving away after 13 years in the big smoke out to the commuter belt. But don’t worry about me, I’ve scoped out beer shops, […]
Ah, Venice. Known for water, romance, the rats in Indiana Jones and tourists being fleeced. I treated my wife to the trip as a birthday treat, partly to make up for last years gifts which included a lovely of a pair of socks.. and also so we could marvel at the Queen of the Adriatic […]