Monthly Archives: April 2015

Bepi, Bepi, Bepi! Ra! Ra! Ra!

A quiet Saturday night in with the trouble & strife, Céline a friend, three fennel bulbs and some extra fine Shropshire blue. For lack of anything carnal, I rustled up this River Café classic and washed it down with a … Continue reading

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The Unbearable lightness of Suckling

There are few people in the wine world so horribly imbued with their own importance (sic) as James Suckling. Everything James Suckling (.com) does or relates seems only aimed at self-promotion. He is evidently in awe of wealth, the wealthy … Continue reading

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Bull’s Eye

Spring has truly arrived in Burgundy; I would even say the (rapidly unnerving) early heatwave too. Will this be yet another glorious Spring borne damp squib in the months of summer (Sorry about that). Into the fridge I looked and … Continue reading

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Good as (G) Old

So to be honest, I was starting to feel a little downhearted. I had not counted Good Friday in a highly Catholic country into my weekend plans and now the fish restaurant I had wheeled right across town to was … Continue reading

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Rolling down Las Ramblas

Originally posted on Legless in Burgundy:
Barcelona icons – Gaudi’s Sagrada Familia spires At the moment I am racking them up; twenty five years this, twenty five years that, and yesterday twenty three years since I last graced the narrow…

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An accidental tourist

Originally posted on Legless in Burgundy:
Having just been one for three days, I have some sympathy with Jay Rayner’s visit to Buppa Gump Shrimp Co. When there is so much else to see and do, doing like other visitors…

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An accidental tourist

Having just been one for three days, I have some sympathy with Jay Rayner’s visit to Buppa Gump Shrimp Co. When there is so much else to see and do, doing like other visitors seems entirely forlorn…like the slightly bored … Continue reading

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Rolling down Las Ramblas

At the moment I am racking them up; twenty five years this, twenty five years that, and yesterday twenty three years since I last graced the narrow streets of Barcelona. By nine thirty this morning I had achieved all I … Continue reading

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