Barbados. Spice, rice, rum and ice.

Never having been to the Caribbean, I wasn’t sure what to expect from the food on Barbados. I think I expected rice, fish and fruit. What we found was so much more exciting. We enjoyed everything from low key burgers and wings, to top notch sushi and shellfish. We stayed in a family run hotel…

A Taste Of Swedish Lapland

A few weeks before Christmas myself and my husband travelled to Luleå in Swedish Lapland, and then onto Brändön in the Gulf of Bothnia. Upon arrival in amongst a foot of snow we were led to our cosy little log cabin that was to be our home for the week. Right on the frozen sea,…

The Fishpool Inn, Delamere

This welcoming, dog friendly and charming Inn near Delamere Forest in Cheshire is one of our favourites. We have taken friends, family and often visited as a couple with our dog. Sadly we lost our pooch this summer and so haven’t been back in a while. However my sister and her husband recently took on…

Siam Thai in Chester

Chester is a lovely city, with its abundant shops, hotels and indeed restaurants. Nestled in and around the Roman walls a day of browsing shelves can be followed with drinks by the canal and a meal on the rows. The Siam Thai and Teppanyaki can be found on City road, up from the city’s train…

Dibbinsdale Inn ‘Afternoon Tea With a Twist’

Down a tree lined road in Bromborough on the Wirral you can find the Dibbinsdale Inn. Now a Pesto restaurant, it also has twelve rooms and apparently is home to a few ghosts too. Must be fun at Halloween. We had booked an ‘Italian style’ afternoon tea for three people and were quickly taken to…