Recipe: Grated Potato & Cheese Gratin

A couple of American readers have asked me about good sides for Thanksgiving and, whilst I have already emailed them … Continue Reading

Bermuda: Exploring Historic St Georges

When the suggestion was first mooted that I visit Bermuda earlier this year I had to stop and think. It’s … Continue Reading

Laurence Binyon: For the Fallen (21st September, 1914)

With proud thanksgiving, a mother for her children, England mourns for her dead across the sea. Flesh of her flesh … Continue Reading

A Day out in Wye, Kent: Walking the North Downs Way, Wye Farmers Market & lunch at The Kings Head

My emotional attachment to the county of Kent in the south east of England is hard to over-stress. We moved … Continue Reading

Recipe: Not too sweet, full of good things, no sodding raisins granola

Frankly, smug doesn’t even start to describe the pleasure of having a row of Kilner jars full of home-made granola on my … Continue Reading