Bread and all its wonderful variations

Often the villain in the culinary story is the bread. It’s delicious and satisfying carbs – and their endearing way of attaching themselves to your midriff and hanging on, with the tenacity of old chewing gum.

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The best view in Reykjavik

pastel rooftops dusted with snow

It’s New Year’s Eve in Reykjavik, and the daylight doesn’t stick around for long. Would it hold on until we got to the top?

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A market in Ljubljana, Slovenia

I gazed enviously at folk looking effortlessly chic whilst riding their bikes. To me, it is a feat akin to performing brain surgery on a trampoline

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Romanian Roadtrip – Part 4

There’s 106 miles to Sighisoara, we’ve got a full tank of gas, half a pack of cigarettes, it’s dark out, and we’re wearing sunglasses. Well, actually…..we loaded up the Dacia Logan and headed east toward Sighișoara, along the (by now) good old E60.

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Remember that bar in Berlin?

Eselbrucke, Berlin

Images were conjured of intrigue and suspicion, dark doorways and men in long coats with hats pulled low over their faces

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The Day the Music (almost) died

The Day the Music (almost) died

“I have a little story to tell you …” my husband, travel partner and domestic saboteur thoughtfully remarked…

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