Cause Saturday Night’s the night I like, Saturday Night’s Alright… Alright, Alright!

One thing that I have learnt while I am here is that the French are very regimented when it comes to their food. In other words, you don’t snack between meals, you have meals at set times every day and every meal is balanced perfectly. There are no exceptions to this, deal with it. This […]

Portobello road, Portobello road, Street where the riches of ages are stowed. Anything and everything a chap can unload

The French have a lovely phrase for a long-lie, une grasse matinée literally “a fat morning.” Sundays for me should be fat mornings, I want to stay in bed as long as possible, read the Sunday papers and chill. Today sadly I didn’t get this pleasure, instead I had one much much better! I have […]

Sweet dreams are made of this

When I started blogging I explained that I was a food snob and that I would limit myself to no more than one picture of food a week. Well, I’m breaking that promise – I am in the gastronomic capital of France how can I not be posting pictures of food all.the.time?! Today was very […]

It started straight off “Coming here is hell”, That’s his first words, We asked what he meant

There are a lot of clichés in sport and one of the most popular is “it was a game of 2 halves.” It is a terrible phrase but it perfectly summed up my day. My day started badly, very badly. I decided that due to my excessive amounts of clothes I would send 2 suitcases […]