Category Archives: Food

“Catch”………..a seafood restaurant to savour

There are times when I despair about customer service these days in hotels, bars and restaurants, where casual indifference to the customer seems to be “de rigeur.” Put this alongside portions of food that wouldn’t feed a whelk it leaves … Continue reading

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Canal Walks…….Hebden Bridge to Todmorden

With glorious weather forecast for today I decided to continue with my exploration of the canal paths of West Yorkshire. Todays walk (number four in the series) would be from Hebden Bridge to Todmorden (which can never make its mind … Continue reading

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Huddersfield Food & Drink Festival 2016……….under scorching sun!

Today was the third of the four day annual food and drink festival here in Huddersfield and which, has now become an established part of the annual events calendar. From relatively modest size a few years ago it has grown … Continue reading

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The Peak District………………the relatively undiscovered beauty spot

  If you ask most people who visit Britain which areas they intend to visit you will invariably get responses along the lines of the Yorkshire Dales, the Lake District, Scotland and that city which is no longer part of … Continue reading

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Sardinija comes to Uzupis………

If you happen to be wandering around Uzupis and come to the little square where the “angel of Uzupis” statue resides then stand in front of it, look directly ahead and you will see a relatively new cafe and deli … Continue reading

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A refreshing “waterhole” in Vilnius…………“Pinavija”

Vilnius has an abundance of coffee houses, in fact after my most recent visit I would suggest that it has more coffee shops per head of population than any other country in Europe. There are also many cafes, bistros and … Continue reading

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Wiltshire ham………but not as you know it!

Today I went to do some supermarket shopping and as is always my policy I try to buy British meat whenever possible to support the beleaguered farming community in the UK. Two of my particular favourites are Yorkshire Ham and … Continue reading

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