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Month: December 2015

National Maple Syrup Day – 17th December

National Maple Syrup Day – 17th December

The 17th December is National Maple Syrup Day in the United States and Canada.  I for one plan to celebrate the sticky, amber deliciousness on that day and pay homage to the great idea that you start with a colourless liquid from a tree and […]

London: Pizza Buzz – restaurant review

London: Pizza Buzz – restaurant review

Pizza Buzz opened it’s first restaurant in Worship Street a few minutes walk from Moorgate Underground station in London. The idea of a pizza restaurant where you can sit in or take away is not new but the concept of building your own as you […]

It’s Taco Tuesday with Old El Paso

It’s Taco Tuesday with Old El Paso

We are all familiar with Old El Paso and their range of fajitas, burritos and enchiladas as well as their crispy tacos. Well now enter the ‘Stand-n-Stuff’ tortillas. You can prepare a filling of mince beef, sliced chicken or vegetables and spice it up with […]

St Albans: Travelling back in time

St Albans: Travelling back in time

As I travel back and forth into London on a regular basis I chug past the St Albans South Signal Box. Up until 1979 all trains passing through St Albans City station were controlled, announced and shepherded through by the staff in the signal box. […]

North Carolina: For What We Are About To Receive – Give Thanks

North Carolina: For What We Are About To Receive – Give Thanks

Whilst visiting my sister in North Carolina we had a family Thanksgiving Dinner the Sunday before the big day and then they went off to visit family in California this year for the actual Thanksgiving. Mr R and I stayed at my sister’s house in […]

North Carolina: Family Thanksgiving Dinner

North Carolina: Family Thanksgiving Dinner

I usually celebrate American Thanksgiving at home with my family in the UK however every now and again I am able to celebrate it in the states with my American family. Mr R and I made the trip this year for the biggest and most […]