Monthly Archives: March 2017


TRAVEL: VALENTIA ROYAL HOTEL

The Ban Cheile* and I were really looking forward to our three-day stay on  Valentia Island (Kerry, Ireland). We jokingly decided we’d go to South West Cork to see if we can follow the Force as it were.  All true Star Wars fans know by now that the amazing scene […]


BOOK REVIEW: BRYANT & MAY-PECULIAR CRIMES

  TITLE:  The Bryant & May Series AUTHOR: Christopher Fowler BLURB: Arthur Bryant and John May are Golden Age Detectives in a modern world. They head the Peculiar Crimes Unit, London’s most venerable specialist police team, a division founded during the Second World War to investigate cases that could cause national scandal […]


PICTURE MIX #1

Here is a new crop of photos from Instagram that caught my eye. Hover on each one to see who the photographer is and where to find them and scroll down to read why I like these terrific photos. AndyHud lets his love of Blackpool, UK, shine through in each and every […]