Category Archives: Events, Festivals & Holidays

Christmas Day

We’ve had the most relaxed and joyful Christmas. Our lovely Christmas tree standing proud in the corner of the room, filled with souvenirs from our travels. Rooms lit by candles. The sweet smell of orange and cinnamon spreading through the … Continue reading

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**Season’s Greetings**

The Snowman – I’m Walking in the Air Wishing you all a Merry Christmas and all my very best wishes for the New Year. May 2013 be full of happy adventures and travels.

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An evening of all things Scandinavian – Dolly’s, Falmouth

My recent visit to Falmouth happened to coincide with ‘NORTHERN LIGHTS’, a literary event at Dolly’s, organised in collaboration with Falmouth Bookseller. Two authors, cookery writer Signe Johansen and novelist and travel writer Sarah Moss meet and talk about the current … Continue reading

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Pancake Day – 21 February 2012

Great start to the day. Breakfast at The Breakfast Club (which always cheers me up). I had the most tasty huevos rancheros, a smoothie and a lovely latte. Delish. Around me, people were tucking into pancakes. Which looked so yummy. Oh how … Continue reading

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Happy Fat Thursday everyone!

Slightly confusing, this is Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday) in France and Shrove Tuesday in Britain. But it’s a Fat Thursday in Germany, Poland and quite a few other places it seems. It doesn’t really matter does it? The concept is the same: … Continue reading

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Elephant – Happy Diwali

Elephants are everywhere…

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Holi, the Festival of Colours

Yesterday was Holi, the Festival of Colours. “Holi (referred to as Phagwa in Bhojpuri), also called the Festival of Colours, is a popular Hindu spring festival observed in India, Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad, the UK, and Nepal. In West Bengal of … Continue reading

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Festival New Orleans – O2, 25 October 2008

Who says that you can’t get anything for free these days… New Orleans came to the O2 for an amazing two days of music and street parades. And it was all free! I got there as the Rebirth Brass Band made its … Continue reading

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