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A big thank you

A big thank you to my compatriot in the Düsseldorf Altstadt branch of Maredo steakhouse, who gave me and my Schatz the pleasure of his company last Saturday evening. 135 more words

Ex-pat Life

Stuffed Mackerel with Roasted New Potatoes

For the past month or so I’ve been popping into both my local fishmongers in Clifton and one further a-field on Gloucester Road, all in the avid search of the seemingly illusive Mackerel. 267 more words

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Sunray at 70

At long last after an excessive period of silence, I come back to blog.  Two months ago Sunray turned 70, somewhat to some people’s surprise and chargrin.  324 more words

Ex-pat Life

Pan-Fried Salmon atop crushed minted new potatoes and buttered asparagus

As a big fan of everything that comes from the ocean (or rivers in this case), I find Salmon to be a wonderfully versatile fish to have in the fridge/freezer. 514 more words

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A Summer of Cricket

“tis’ the season to be bored, fa la la la”

As the girlfriend of a self-confessed cricket enthusiast I have found myself at more than my fair share of cricket games.. 350 more words


Wandering around Hay-On-Wye....

Hey guys!

So yesterday Bank Holiday Monday May 25th 2015 I was at Hay and it was awesome. It is the prettiest little town ever! So many bookshops, cosy café’s and quaint spots of prettiness everywhere you turn.


From Cliveden to Stowe

Best of British GardenTour

Tuesday, we started out by visiting Cliveden, the Italianate Mansion at Taplow in Buckinghamshire, which is a beautiful estate garden with superb views down to the River Thames. 515 more words

In The Garden