A little bit of decadence never hurt anyone not least The Grey Traveller. Sipping a cappuccino in the Granary Square I was thinking just that. An upscale brasserie in an upscale shopping area right on Regent’s Canal. I had walked from Limehouse and on my way to Paddington when Coal Drops Yard loomed into sight. Very new and very […]
Cobbled streets, quaint ale houses, walks in park, a castle, close to Eton, Thames Path, independent and chain stores, boat trips, swans and ….home to Royalty.
Watching Million Pound Menu one of the potential investors used the phrase food tourism so it got me thinking. I haven’t travelled anywhere specifically for the food ….but I have travelled somewhere plenty of times where I have experienced food heaven…..here are my potential destinations for some food tourism either for the food or the location….perhaps you can […]
The MacDonald is in a central location for major attractions in Windsor. Onsite parking available. Beautifully dressed doorman with a plush red coat. Concierge for advice and bookings. Elegant Caley’s dining area. Huge choice at breakfast. Comfortable rooms. Elemis toiletries. Environmentally aware ………look out for the information on bees. Guests are encouraged to reuse towels. Welcoming […]
What and where – Just short of nine miles with a few diversions due to the tunnel at Kings Cross and maintenance work close to Camden. This walk cuts through London from east to west starting in Limehouse and ending in Paddington. Why – you will get to see a variety of lock keeper’s cottages, […]
How sad to read of deaths in the closing days of WW1, but this is what I read in the tiny church of St James on one of the memorials. A church open to visitors of this superb, well maintained village. It being a village of the red door and red shutters kind. Landlord Greg of the […]
I was on the south coast of England and the red moon or blood moon was scheduled to put in an appearance at approximately 5.15am. Got up with long lens and struggled to get a decent picture as it wasn’t very clear. This is the best I could do…… so where in the world were […]