Doing it right

Written on 23 July 2014 And almost a month into Ramadan — i.e. as it coming to an end — I enjoyed my first...

My first Ramadan.

- Written on 5 July - A sign at Dubai Mall reads: “In respect of the holy month of Ramadan, the consumption of food...
Screen Shot 2014-08-08 at 16.27.13

Home away from Home

Written on 29 June 2014. “Boy, am I glad she talked me out of ordering the Haggis” I was thinking as I got into...

Dad.

As some of you may know, my Dad sadly passed away a short while back, hence why I have gone a little quiet on...

Discerning Drinking Ch36: Edinburgh Iced Tea

The bar at Carmines has served me well over the last few years, but what with an impending move to a relatively dry country,...

Discerning Drinking Ch35: The Bourbon Bar

It’s the end of an era – in June, TFT will be moving base to Dubai.  Soon, the days of trawling London for food...
Screen Shot 2014-04-26 at 21.33.53

Popping East.

Last Saturday was a glorious day to be exploring East London.  Despite living here, and loving it (it’s as awesome as everyone says), I...

What I’ll be listening to (to help me cope with the Tube) this week… Ch5

Upon my return from Cheltenham over Easter, I woke up on the 23rd to discover that Transport for London had prepared another lump of...

The Line in the Sand

This one’s for Cheltenham, and the Prom In many situations, the best places in the world are defined not by their value, what they...

Kelly Brook’s cracking baps

Because we desperately need it, London’s got a new American restaurant.  It’s adopted the same kind of approach to over-elaboration as TGI Friday’s, but...