Tag Archives: England

Book Review: The Plot

The Plot Bunting, Madeleine Granta, 2009 Subtitled “A Biography of an English Acre” the general story of the book is a description of “the plot” where the author’s father invested his life’s work. It’s an interesting concept – take a … Continue reading

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Stations along my tea journey

I began drinking tea at some indefinable moment in my youth. Iced tea (unsweetened) was a staple beverage in our household, quite often made as “sun tea” in the warmer months by putting a 2 or 3 gallon glass jar … Continue reading

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Book Review – Our Spoons Came from Woolworths

Our Spoons Came from Woolworths Comyns, Barbara New York Review Books, 2015 edition, original 1950 A NYRB book of the month selection, I wasn’t expecting great things from the blurb I had read about this book. The story seemed to … Continue reading

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Random Food of the Day

A hunk of Stilton

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Meandering the Midlands – Derby in Autumn

A stroll through autumnal Derby…

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Random Food of the Day

Fish pie with peas

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Meandering the Midlands – Scarborough Castle

One morning I intended to go for a walk in the northern part of the Peak District, but the forecast was for fog most of the day so I decided to go a bit further afield to the North Yorkshire … Continue reading

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