Browsing All posts tagged under »food and drink paris«


May 16, 2011


How shall we begin, Paris. Wow, how do you start to talk about a trip to Paris? It’s a hard one because there is so much promise, it’s talked up as the most romantic city in the world, the city of lights, the food capital of the planet,  and the thing is, for me it’s […]

Covert Ops Kardamyli

June 24, 2010


There had been a funny vibe around the village the last few days, something was happening, the Kardamyli Welsh have been even more clannish than normal. There is something in the air, there was contained excitment. A deffo buzz, about what? Feelers out :  intel  in : DOCUMENT INSERT  22/06/10  BRITISH INTELLIGENCE memorandom: For ( […]


April 18, 2010


Venice Off The Beaten Track Last month we looked at Paris, as a short break away weekend, this month we look at another of the world’s great cities, this one’s just over the water. My wife had always wanted to go to Venice, and I had so far refused to take her, sighting stinking canals, […]

A Small Interlude With Some Wiseguys In New York

March 16, 2010


A tiny cough brought Tony out of the daydream; suddenly he was back in the monthly family meeting instead of in the tiny coffee shop in the back streets of Palermo. In the dream the light was clearer and the atmosphere was heavy with scents from the nearby spice market, the old guys in the […]


March 10, 2010


I had been to Paris before and it had always lived up to its reputation as one of the world’s great cities, but it was not until I visited the street market on Rue Mouffetard that I really began to feel the ambiance that makes it the romantic capital of the world. It was the […]