Monthly Archive:: November 2010

Meat, Cheese and Dreams

I can still see the sun bouncing off the mosaic on the façade of the Basilica of San Frediano in Lucca – illuminating the figures, as if by celestial spotlight. The warmth of the streets circling the Colosseum in Rome, as morning turned to afternoon – even the rolling, vine filled hills and airless piazza

Where were you when we were English?

“The aim of English cricket is, in fact, mainly to beat Australia.” Jim Laker Today is the day that the Ashes start. It’s not the first test, it may not even be the first game for a number of the squad, but it is the start of – what is viewed by many as –

A Three Banana Effort

What is the greatest film you have ever seen? What is the best album you’ve owned, so tattered or worn that you’re well past the first copy you picked up? What about food, drink, places or people? To determine the best, how did you rate them? Did you give them stars, thumbs up, a number