• Adventures

    A day in Barbados

    One part sour , to two parts sweet And three parts strong, to four parts weak And you have yourself a Barbadian Rum Punch. Unlike any other rum punch in the Caribbean…

  • Adventures

    A day in St Kitts

    Green for the fertile land. Black for the origin of the people. Red for the blood that was shed.  Yellow for the sun that shines liberally.  And two white stars…

  • Adventures

    A day in Tortola

    Well, this day didn’t turn out as we had imagined. This is a story about why it’s important to keep visiting Countries which are putting their lives back together following…

  • Adventures

    What an ass

    Never assume, it makes an ass out of you and me. That saying makes me grin. It’s so true. I try hard not to make too many assumptions, wrestling them…

  • Adventures,  Food

    Bilbao City Break

    How come Bilbao isn’t topping your city break list? Maybe for the same reason it wasn’t topping mine. It was firmly in the camp of ‘sort of heard of it’, which…

  • Adventures

    North Coast 500: Part One

    Day One We’ve crossed the Scottish border, having had a beautiful journey north, the M6 certainly redeems itself past Lancaster. Gretna Green seemed a quirky place for a rest stop…