I think I must be very lucky to be invited to amazing parties occasionally. House parties still happen as I was to experience recently. Held in one of England’s most beautiful country houses my host, the birthday boy had three things in common with Mr Toad, a generous spirit, a kind heart and a want […]
Last summer I was asked to help crew a beautiful yacht back from Ireland. As with all trips I go on there were very funny stories to tell afterwards, but let me start with a real highlight – “Cronin’s Pub”. Apart from the loan of some bedding which was over and above the expect kindness […]
Chris Miller showed us his Christmas Meal so I will show you our lunch today in tribute to Blue Genes and her egg diet en France and my daughter who is having trouble with a parrot which will not let her fill his water trough.
I spent a little time in the wine trade, but times changed and the fun when out of it in the early 1980’s. However I do still enjoy wine (in moderation of course!!). Well we had a celebration last night; I won another commission so a bottle was called for. Now our budget for things […]
Just to prove we have a sunny lunch hour! Here is “The Smoke” trying to get into his lunch bucket which he always moans is too small!