Month: September 2022

Missing from action

I can « like » but every time I try to comment the WP gremlins advise that there’s been an unexpected error with my reply. In other words, it’s not being posted. So apologies to one and all. I have, of course, contacted the… Continue Reading “Missing from action”

One from the vaults: Postcard from Long Island

This post should’ve preceded last week’s but  but what the heck! Prior to heading to Richmond for the 2015 UCI Road World Championships, we spent a few days in NYC and Long Island. My beloved is on a roll. He successfully navigated our way… Continue Reading “One from the vaults: Postcard from Long Island”

Thursday doors #170

Here are a few more doors from our most recent trip to Spain. Thursday Doors is a weekly feature allowing door lovers to come together to admire and share their favourite door photos from around the world. Feel free to join in the fun… Continue Reading “Thursday doors #170”

Postcard from Piedmont: Part IV

Dogliani turned out to be a charming gem, like many of the small towns and villages in Piedmont. It’s situated between the Langa Monregalese and Alba, and is the perfect destination for all those (like us) who love good wine and good food. The panorama,… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part IV”

Wordless Wednesday #137

Wednesday is devoted to photos from Australia taken on one of my many #adventuresdownunder.

Postcard from Piedmont: Part III

We had such an enjoyable time in Piedmont earlier this year that my beloved elected to visit again though, this time, we stayed in a different hotel for three nights. We drove to Langhe in Tom (my SMART) who was looking rather perky after… Continue Reading “Postcard from Piedmont: Part III”

Musical Monday: Bob Marley

I’ve now turned my attention to artists I would’ve liked to have seen. This week it’s the turn of Bob Marley. Robert “Bob” Marley (1945 – 1981) was a Jamaican singer, musician and songwriter. Considered one of the pioneers of reggae, his musical career was… Continue Reading “Musical Monday: Bob Marley”

French Fancies: Moynat

Until recently this has been very much a word-of-mouth brand but no longer as it recently arrived with quite a splash in Harrods, London, taking over its windows with an impressive display. Moynat could justifiably claim to be the world’s most luxurious bag maker,… Continue Reading “French Fancies: Moynat”

Silent Sunday #116

It’s Sunday and today’s photo is from ma belle France.

The Musette: Chilled cucumber soup

Beautifully refreshing, my easy cucumber soup recipe is the perfect starter for a (late) summer lunch or dinner party, as everything can be prepared ahead of serving. With no cream or stock added, the intensity of the cucumber is the star of the dish,… Continue Reading “The Musette: Chilled cucumber soup”