Travel photography competition

Travel photography competition

The thing I love most about travelling is discovering new cultures and, as you may have noticed, cuisines! And, of course, I love taking lots of photographs which I hope capture the essence of a country. I’m sure a lot of you feel the same and I am inviting you all to...
A Merula and a wonderful week in Corsica

A Merula and a wonderful week in Corsica

Last September I spent a superb week on the island of Corsica in the seaside town of Calvi. I’d arranged the trip to coincide with the annual festival Rencontres de Chants Polyphoniques de Calvi. You can read all about the amazing time I had in my post ‘Ancient...
Reflections of London

Reflections of London

It’s been a few weeks since I posted a ‘Travel Snap’ so this is long overdue! During a recent river cruise on a rainy day in London I took this image through the window as we passed the Houses of Parliament. These cruises are a great way to see...
Uncovering the secrets of Bologna

Uncovering the secrets of Bologna

Bologna in Emilia-Romagna is a fabulous option for your next city break. Here you can easily pass the time exploring the picturesque streets, popping in and out of historic churches, people watching from pavement cafes and tucking into its world-famous cuisine not to...
The Perfect Croissant

The Perfect Croissant

Each morning the croissant delights the taste buds of locals and visitors alike throughout the length and breadth of France and although its origins may well be in Austria it is without doubt quintessentially French. Lovingly prepared by hand, with the dough made at...