There’s some places in the world that just seem to attract certain types of people; it’s the kind of person that you usually don’t see in mainstream society in Europe and they’re reminiscent of characters you would identify with in one of those gritty western movies of TV series. There’sRead More →

I changed my fourth batch of £300 today for Thai Baht. What makes this unusual is that, in all four of the batches, none of the notes were rejected. That’s unusual. But not unexpected. The best way to change money in Thailand is at one of the street booths, theirRead More →

Our Recipe for a Shoulder of Lamb Wow!  That’s quite a headline, I suppose I’d better back it up now. But I stand by it; it’s certainly the best Shoulder of Lamb we’ve ever had and it’s surprisingly easy. This should serve 4 people. Ingredients: 1 kg Lamb Shoulder 2Read More →

Most people think of Sangria when they consider a lighter alcoholic drink in Spain but in the south, primarily Andalucia, Tinto de Verano is more prevalent amongst the locals. It’s a bit of a generalisation, but Sangria is for the tourists when Tinto de Verano is for the locals.  WeRead More →