Cheshire Potatoes. Grown In Goostrey.

Goostrey fields are spudd-tastic. En-route to Mill Lane today, I saw a blue tractor coupled with dignity to another piece of farm machinery and they bowed. The curtain of mist lifted over the boughs of Goostrey Bongs. Then, the sparrows settled down in nests, above those entrenched acres. The Play warmed up with instrumental starting […]

A TASTE OF CROATIA – SOUTHEAST EUROPE

Croatia is a Central European and Mediterranean country, bordering Slovenia to the west, Hungary to the north, Serbia to the east and Bosnia and Herzegovina to the south; the country also has a long maritime border with Italy in the Adriatic Sea.Croatia has an unusual shape (similar to a croissant!) that is unlike any other […]

A TASTE OF LISBON, PORTUGAL

This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Lisbon, Portugal’s hilly, coastal capital city. Lisbon is known for its wide glittering river, limpid skies, steep cobbled streets, palaces, churches (and a castle, of course), tiles in pink, mint and indigo, and cheap, fresh, grilled sardines to eat outside a tasca (bar) in the sun. It’s a […]

A TASTE OF SEVILLE SPAIN

  This week’s virtual travel journey takes us to Seville, the city known for its antique charm, steamy-hot summers and mild winters. Seville is a bijou city with its fabulous food, Gothic and Renaissance architecture, and exotic flamenco rhythms, it never fails but to charm and seduce. History oozes throughout its very pores, with ancient […]