Spicing Up Valentine’s Day With Levi Roots

Just adding to the mix of ideas that I gave you on Friday, for those of you who are determined to stay at home on Valentine’s night, you might want to consider spicing things up a bit with chef Levi Roots’ ‘reggae reggae recipes for romance’. Here’s a video of Levi at Whitecross Street Market […]

Hereafter – Movie Review

This afternoon we went over to Wakefield to see the latest movie starring Matt Damon, ‘Hereafter‘. The film follows several people whose lives, in one way or another, revolve around the fundamental question of what happens when we die. An interesting premise you might think, but read on. Directed by Clint Eastwood, the film begins […]

In Yorkshire – Hebden Bridge

Today we were in the charming little market town of Hebden Bridge, in the Upper Calder Valley in West Yorkshire. Visually, its a very striking place – it’s surrounded on all sides by tall hills and the buildings in the town are made almost uniformly from very attractive yorkstone. Because of the presence of the […]

London Valentines

As we’re just over two weeks away now, here’s a list of five ideas for readers considering doing something special with their loved one on Valentine’s Day, which falls on Monday 14 February this year. I’ve even included a suggestion for the singletons! At the more extravagant end of the scale, the 5 star luxury Athenauem […]

Andaz Hotel Liverpool St

Today I’m going to tell you about the interesting evening I had last night, being shown around the boutique 5-star Andaz Hotel right next to Liverpool St station in central London. Back in the late 19th century, this building started its life as the Great Eastern Hotel, built to support the expanding British rail network […]

EDF Energy Bring ‘Sunrise’ to The London Eye

Very early ysterday morning (far earlier than I’m prepared to get out of bed anyway!) the London Eye was uniquely lit with a spectacular sunrise effect, to mark the beginning of EDF Energy’s 3 year collaboration with Merlin Entertainment to sponsor the tourist attraction, and to promote the Team Green Britain campaign. Team Green Britain […]