Spectacular Parade and Carnaval at Las Palmas

An endless parade of floats that last for hours is the highlight of the Las Palmas Gran Canaria Carnaval. I have never seen so many men with beards in frocks or so many men in frocks for that matter. The whole town seemed to be dressed up for the occasion. The highlight was the 1001

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A little late Christmas cheer

The Lichfield Choristers have a long and proud history. I was delighted to help facilitate their story just before Christmas:

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A scandal is coming to an end!

Sad to see the death from cancer of Mandy Rice Davies , a Birmingham girl, who was embroiled in the Profumo scandal of the 1960’s. I welcomed Mandy Rice Davies to BRMB – famous radio station of the past- in 1980 when she published her autobiography. Her chauffeur wore a grey uniform complementing her ice

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Florence or Seville?

Once again the delights of time to be spent in Florence or Seville are available with our Wolverhampton partners. This involves working in the creative and cultural sector in Florence – what an opportunity or any sector in Seville for 9 or 13 weeks! The criteria aren’t that complicated but you must be available

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Pop-Ups and Culinary Excellence

On the food front we do continue to espouse and highlight excellence in the kitchen. You’ll see on my TripAdvisor ‘Senior’ contributor link our recent visits to Rick Stein’s in Padstow, both St Petroc’s and the Sea Food Restaurant, as well as Nathan Outlaw’s in Rock. Adam’s on Friday in Birmingham was exceptional and the review is on TripAdvisor.

netheless we have to extol excellence in terms of culinary creativity and the latest pop-up restaurant in the Midlands must be Terry and Sal’s Codsall Pop-Up. Please check out the website as I think their limited availability is rapidly filling up: www.codsallpopup.co.uk.

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