Things I’ve learned about Nottingham: Part 1

One calendar month ago I relocated from the Home Counties and became a resident of Nottingham. So, in a little over four weeks, what have I learnt about my adopted city. Let’s have a little recap. My house has a birthday. It was born on April 24 1931. I know this because my house contents […]

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Patisserie Valerie: a review

I never, ever thought I would put these words together in a sentence. I couldn’t finish the cheesecake! Me, the cheesecake connoisseur, the lover of all things sweet and gooey. Yep, that’s right, I actually left some. And this isn’t a good thing. I shall tell you why. I have never before visited a Patisserie […]

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New city, new life

  For the last eight and a half years I have been hacking it up and down the M1 to visit Nottingham, home of my partner Phill for all his life. I lived and worked in the Home Counties with my two adult daughters and their partners and I promised I would keep renting a […]

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