All posts tagged sea

Personal Platform: Swept into the Sea.

A fair breeze whips up the beige granules Carrying them Past rusted deckchairs and soiled picnic blankets. Bins thronged with the souvenirs of an evening spent by young wolves howling […]

Margate: The Ultimate Stay-cation

If, like me, you are mere seconds away from tears at all times of day and haven’t slept properly since mid-June, perhaps you need a break. You’ve been dreaming of […]

Exclusive Preview: The Broken Shaker Bar @ Madison, London.

London Cocktail Week is nearly upon us and to celebrate, The Broken Shaker, rated number eighteen on the World’s Best Bars list, is taking up residency at Madison rooftop bar, […]

New Launch: Asian and Latin American Myths and Legends Cocktails

Fancy a cocktail with a backstory? Then have I got just the place for you! Instead of offering guests a cocktail menu of the classics, Avenue situated in St James […]

Year Abroad. Part 18: Essaix-en-Provence

And at last, my friends visited. Early morning flights means early morning landings, and I was there to welcome them, beret on head, sign in hand. There were 5 of them, […]

The Swallow and the Merchant

Oscar Wilde’s fairytales always seem to come with a delightful twist. They do not comply with the convention that fairytales need a moral, and are not palliative or dreamlike worlds […]

Year Abroad. Part 4: In for a penne, in for a pound

It rained on the way to Monaco. Our dreams of touching down dressed to impress were gone and instead, having checked the weather forecast before I left that morning (Nan […]