I’ve a mixed track record of cooking foraged food. Some recipes - like nettle soup - have gone well. Others though...
If you've seen the video of Nick smashing up a paper donkey then you'll know that last weekend was his birthday.
Yes, this confirmed southerner has ventured north of the Watford gap. The verdict, it’s cold, it’s wet, there’s freezing fog – basically the same as London then. Clearly I’m a bit of a fraud,
Brittany, as expected, proved to be cheaper than London. We spent more than five weeks living in a beautiful old house near Dinan for a grand total of £510. Who says travel needs to be expensive? And for that small outlay we got a lot.
Our five weeks in Brittany went in a flash, but it was great to be stationary for a while and to experience such a rural existence.
Don't worry this isn't a recipe, I'm still firmly vegetarian, I just spent most of last weekend peeling chestnuts to make crème de Marrons.
Two weeks in Kennington and I'm hooked on London again, I really will miss my favourite city in the World...
The past three weeks have been something of a homecoming for me, back once again in the gravitational pull of London.
Whilst shopping on the Walworth Road I've found what may become my favourite place of this house-sit.
So, after three weeks living an idyllic life in Dutch suburbs we've left Hoofddorp. Here's a snapshot of our favourite experiences from the trip.