Places means so much to us, whether they evoke special memories or we love the ‘vibe’ of that place. From rolling hills to busy cities, we all have a favourite place.

Air travel may be limited right now but we still have a wealth of beautiful places we can get to in our homelands. For some of us our favourite place is right on our doorstep. So here I honour the places I love, that you love. Their history, and its people, whilst attempting their local dishes on my Kitchen blog.

Bill Bryson, Knows his s*it.

Bill Bryson, Knows his s*it.

  Bill Bryson. Definitely on my list of 'People to invite to Dinner'. He would obviously be unable to resist and come round for a chippy tea. Bringing his chuckle and those kind eyes that Father Christmas impersonators the world over try to master to get the job....

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An Accidental African

An Accidental African

“I’ve got you a present Sis”  As she handed me the parcel I knew it was a book, and given that we had been trying to sort out our travel itinerary the week before, it was no real surprise that it was a Bradt Travel Guide-The Gambia.  The lack of surprise however, did...

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