DISCLAIMER: this post has taken a while to pop up. Life, work and some pretty heavy family business got in the way. Editing this really happy, incredible week felt really hard and upsetting when actually, when I came to do it, it was a healing and joyful experience. Mostly because of my lovely Husband who … Continue reading Ein Berlin Flitterwochen
I am not usually one of *those* bloggers. You know, the ones who run to every street food festival/hot new opening/street market to give you their hot take on whatever's new this week. This is largely for two reasons: 1) Because I blog so infrequently I don't think I deserve the term; and 2) Who … Continue reading Lewishambles on Tour: Meatopia 2017
What comes to mind when I say "Alicante"? Straw donkeys, strange sticky bottle of green booze left over from a long-forgotten hen weekend? The dubious delights of Benidorm, perhaps? Forget Benidorm. We were invited to the heart of the Valencian Community, the heartland which includes the Costa Blanca, but also stunning mountain ranges, wild cliffs, … Continue reading Spanish Steps
So I fell off the blogging wagon, big style… My defence is fairly weak, because when you’re laying up in hotel rooms frankly you should have something better to do than stare listlessly at Netflix churning on your iPad while you lay in a too-small bath in clouds of foam. That said, staring listlessly at … Continue reading Reboot… again
A photoessay from my most recent visit.
It's been a while - and basically my only excuse is that I've been busy. Which is so teenage, right? "LEAVE ME ALONE I'M BUSY OKAY?" and the like - I haven't thrown a strop like that in quite some time. My newish job now takes me all over the place, and I've been mainly … Continue reading Northern Lights
Ah, Durian. "King of Fruits", bringer of funk, super-scary crazy fruit. At once creamy, smelly, sweet, delicious and gross all in one. Durian is to Malaysia what Tea is to Brits, or what BBQ is to the Deep South - it goes beyond foodstuff and into the backbone of culture. "So what's it like, Lewishambles?" … Continue reading Doing the Durian