Category Archives: Restaurants

Queen of the seas

Queen Mary 2 at Southampton. A cruise to Hamburg for four nights. Love my stateroom. and my steward, Freddie. Even a drink awaiting my arrival. And a huge bathroom. And spacious balcony. Firstly there was the usual drill for the

Queen of the seas

Queen Mary 2 at Southampton. A cruise to Hamburg for four nights. Love my stateroom. and my steward, Freddie. Even a drink awaiting my arrival. And a huge bathroom. And spacious balcony. Firstly there was the usual drill for the

Chinatown London

I felt like some Chinese food for lunch, so I wandered to Chinatown. Probably not the best place to go as it was very touristy with photos of food on display outside. Yet I persevered. I chose Lotus Garden who

Chinatown London

I felt like some Chinese food for lunch, so I wandered to Chinatown. Probably not the best place to go as it was very touristy with photos of food on display outside. Yet I persevered. I chose Lotus Garden who

Martin Randall – the best tours

My trip to Russia was organised by Martin Randall Travel London (with an office in Australia too). They are, in my opinion, the leaders in cultural tours. They are well planned, engage experts who really know their stuff and who

Martin Randall – the best tours

My trip to Russia was organised by Martin Randall Travel London (with an office in Australia too). They are, in my opinion, the leaders in cultural tours. They are well planned, engage experts who really know their stuff and who

Britain’s Brighton

I have arrived in the other Brighton, staying on the beachfront at ‘A Room with a View’ – seriously that is the name of the B&B. It is on the corner of Marine Parade and New Steine, a lovely street

Britain’s Brighton

I have arrived in the other Brighton, staying on the beachfront at ‘A Room with a View’ – seriously that is the name of the B&B. It is on the corner of Marine Parade and New Steine, a lovely street

Last minute vestments & lunch

Of course I had to go back to Watts & Co for those final bits and bobs look me clergy collars and a new alb and perhaps a cotta or two. All shall be revealed. And to Church House Bookshop.

Last minute vestments & lunch

Of course I had to go back to Watts & Co for those final bits and bobs look me clergy collars and a new alb and perhaps a cotta or two. All shall be revealed. And to Church House Bookshop.

Afternoon tea in St James

It was a wet Sunday morning and, umbrella-less, I opted to remain indoors. But the celebration continued at the Royal Over-Seas League in Park Place, St James over afternoon tea. A rather convenient club backing on to Green Park, behind

Afternoon tea in St James

It was a wet Sunday morning and, umbrella-less, I opted to remain indoors. But the celebration continued at the Royal Over-Seas League in Park Place, St James over afternoon tea. A rather convenient club backing on to Green Park, behind

Return to Laurent

As it happened to be my birthday I thought it fitting to celebrate with good food and wine. I returned to somewhere tried and true – Laurent at Hotel Café Royal. My friend Dr Brad Wells joined me. We began

Return to Laurent

As it happened to be my birthday I thought it fitting to celebrate with good food and wine. I returned to somewhere tried and true – Laurent at Hotel Café Royal. My friend Dr Brad Wells joined me. We began