Category Archives: Restaurants

Another day in paradise

I missed church. I was planning to go to St Kessog’s Scottish Episcopal Church in Auchterader but it was a bit damp for a walk that far and back. So I began with breakfast in bed. Yes, I had to

Another day in paradise

I missed church. I was planning to go to St Kessog’s Scottish Episcopal Church in Auchterader but it was a bit damp for a walk that far and back. So I began with breakfast in bed. Yes, I had to

Gleneagles – Twilight of the Gods

There are people golfing at 9.30pm. It never is truely dark here, only am hour from Edinburgh.  I enjoyed a relaxing morning after my feast at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie last night. I sat at the window overlooking the crochet green

Gleneagles – Twilight of the Gods

There are people golfing at 9.30pm. It never is truely dark here, only am hour from Edinburgh.  I enjoyed a relaxing morning after my feast at Restaurant Andrew Fairlie last night. I sat at the window overlooking the crochet green

Andrew Fairlie

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie is the only 2 star Michelin- rated establishment in Scotland. Situated within the Gleneagles Hotel in Aucterarder, the food is truly sublime. Of course I had to book in advance despite being a hotel resident, the restaurant

Andrew Fairlie

Restaurant Andrew Fairlie is the only 2 star Michelin- rated establishment in Scotland. Situated within the Gleneagles Hotel in Aucterarder, the food is truly sublime. Of course I had to book in advance despite being a hotel resident, the restaurant

Great Malvern

How grand to be able to visit my friend, Dr Brad Wells, in his own home town and to visit his school, Malvern College. A slight delay on the train from London meant that I missed my connection. I had

Great Malvern

How grand to be able to visit my friend, Dr Brad Wells, in his own home town and to visit his school, Malvern College. A slight delay on the train from London meant that I missed my connection. I had

Dinner

A beautiful evening’s walk to our restaurant, the Armenian Bulghouji Restaurant in the Old City, and a return walk along the illuminated city wall.            

Dinner

A beautiful evening’s walk to our restaurant, the Armenian Bulghouji Restaurant in the Old City, and a return walk along the illuminated city wall.            

While shepherds watched their flocks

‘Birth’ was the theme of our first day, and we travelled to Bethlehem (in Palestine through a control point at ‘the wall’) to the Shepherd’s Fields looking up to Bethlehem. I was privileged to celebrate the first Mass for the

While shepherds watched their flocks

‘Birth’ was the theme of our first day, and we travelled to Bethlehem (in Palestine through a control point at ‘the wall’) to the Shepherd’s Fields looking up to Bethlehem. I was privileged to celebrate the first Mass for the

A busy day for royalty

These days you just pop into hospital to deliver a baby and then go home moments later. The Duchess of Cambridge so that today at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. Moments later appearing with a daughter,

A busy day for royalty

These days you just pop into hospital to deliver a baby and then go home moments later. The Duchess of Cambridge so that today at the Lindo Wing of St Mary’s Hospital in Paddington. Moments later appearing with a daughter,

The eyes have it

It always pays to check one diary to ensure that you have your life under control. Last night I set off to the theatre, confident that I knew where I was going – which I did, except I went a

The eyes have it

It always pays to check one diary to ensure that you have your life under control. Last night I set off to the theatre, confident that I knew where I was going – which I did, except I went a

Arrivederci Brunetti’s

Not fond of change, I was sad to hear that Brunetti’s is moving from its Faraday St location in Carlton. What is stranger is that it is moving into the Lygon Court – home to the extremely creepy Nova Cinemas.

Arrivederci Brunetti’s

Not fond of change, I was sad to hear that Brunetti’s is moving from its Faraday St location in Carlton. What is stranger is that it is moving into the Lygon Court – home to the extremely creepy Nova Cinemas.

Sydneysider suppers

This weekend there have been a few visitors in town from Sydney and so I have eaten out with them at some new restaurants. On Friday night I went to Captains of Industry in Somerset Place in the city. This is

Sydneysider suppers

This weekend there have been a few visitors in town from Sydney and so I have eaten out with them at some new restaurants. On Friday night I went to Captains of Industry in Somerset Place in the city. This is