A festive-themed cake for me today: a Stollen slice. Rich fruit, yummy marzipan, a scattering of icing sugar. A tasty Christmas treat!
After the popularity of last year’s Shoe Series, I’ve decided to do it again this year – a different pair of shoes every day in the 12 days leading up … Continue reading The Twelve Shoes of Christmas 2015: Day 1
Shoes, glorious shoes! As many people who know me are aware, I do have a certain fondness, some might say a weakness, for shoes. I am particularly keen on the little ankle boot. And we are of course approaching the full frenzy of the festive season. So I thought I would combine the two in a fun challenge: to wear a different pair of shoes every day from now until Christmas Eve and post a photo of them, with a brief note or comment. (more…)
It’s hard to know where to start describing Antarctica (and South Georgia and the Falklands: I ended up on a 20-day trip that took in these extra destinations). It’s like … Continue reading First Reflections on Antarctica
It all began on Christmas Eve, somewhere in the South Atlantic. It was a dark and stormy night …