KK’s Texan Grill House, South Croydon

I have mentioned before that one of the bonuses about being an expat is all the lovely people you meet that you normally wouldn’t have, but that it’s sad when those lovely people leave.  It’s not as bad though when they end up just down the road from your family! Lesley is one of those…

Le Raj, Banstead, Surrey

The spot of “My Favourite Restaurant” is a really tricky one to fill.  I like so many different types of food, and have been fortunate enough to eat in so many different countries, that I can never quite decide on an absolute winner.  I mean, how do you choose between your favourite steak place vs…

The Barge House, London N1

You know how every now and again you see something on Instagram and think “I need that”?  It could be a new face mask, or a mermaid blanket, or something delicious to eat.  But you just know that you will have to have it in your life at some point. Well, that was me and…

My Chocolate

As laid out in my previous two posts (here and here), Mummy and I do love a good adventure.  With this in mind and knowing that I would be home on certain dates, I bought us a chocolate making class via Virgin Experiences.  It was a bit of a random gamble but I went with…

Our London Adventure – Pt 2

After eating a lot of very yummy pasta at Prezzo, and realising that it was technically still Rush Hour, we decided to walk across the road to Trafalgar Square.  Naturally I had to sing “Feed the Birds” despite the fact there are no birds to feed anymore. I couldn’t tell you the last time I…

Our London Adventure – Pt 1

As anyone who has read my blog knows, Mummy and I do enjoy a good adventure.  We also like stage shows.  We do like food too.  So when we go off adventuring and it includes not only a show but yummy eats too, we feel like we have hit the jackpot! One such trip was…

Jacoby’s Tavern & Kitchen

Every time we went to visit Grandma in the later years, and certainly since I moved abroad, she would like to treat us to a nice lunch out. There was only one or two places that would pass muster, and Jacoby’s was one of them.  With that in mind, there was really only one place…

Ware to start!?

Ware in Hertfordshire, that’s where!! My childhood revolved around trips to Ware as it is where my grandparents lived.  I have so many happy memories of seeing Grandma and Granddad, but also our extended family too.  As I explained in my last post, I have a wonderful set of God-parents and all of them came…

Sunshine Taxi Ride

One of the major downsides to Dubai is the taxi drivers.  Not all of them, but a fairly large amount.  They drive terribly, are grouchy and rude, are sexist, smell bad… the list just goes on and on.  I’ve written about those journeys a number of times. Every now and again though you get an…

“My Amazing Dubai Trip”

Guest post by my fabulous Mummy!! On the 21st of December, leaving my two dogs and my house in the loving care of my friend Colleen, I set off and arrived in Dubai.  Daughter 1 met me at the airport and after a light tea we went to bed ready to start our adventuring the…