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
One of the joys of travelling is the chance to see how a city apart from your own expresses it's personality, how people interact with the space and how blimmin gorgeous they can make it. Perth is a really unusual city in that it actively encourages street art and there isn't a lot of what … Continue reading Lewishambles On Tour: Street Art in Perth – a photoessay
Regular readers (hi Daddy! Hey Lovely One's Mama!) will have noticed a lack of activity online. This was because I was busy with some important BIDNESS. Behold: This year's big hols saw the Lovely One and I travel in Malaysia and Western Australia and try to cram in sightseeing, family time and friends between … Continue reading Reboot…