Two Brits Abroad
Monday, 5 February 2018
Being vegetarian in Madrid
As a rule, I don't think of Spain as being a haven for us veggies. On a work experience exchange in Catalonia when I was 16, I wor...
Sunday, 26 November 2017
Recovering the past: In Flanders Fields Museum
Right, so I may be a bit biased - the artist Ian Alderman is a good friend - but if you are in Ieper/Ypres between now and the end of th...
Friday, 17 November 2017
Photo Friday: Lipton's Seat, Sri Lanka
Er ... what sweeping views? At the look-out point on the Dambatenne tea plantation, Sir Thomas Lipton used to bring guests for picnics ...
Monday, 23 October 2017
What to do in Norfolk
As the summer bank holiday approached and I realised we had no plans, I scanned mentally through a list of places I wanted to see or see mo...
Thursday, 14 September 2017
Our Sri Lanka top tips and some practicalities
We spent 10 days in Sri Lanka in late June/ early July 2017, visiting the 'cultural triangle', the east coast and the hill country....
Sunday, 3 September 2017
What to do in Ella, Sri Lanka
Ella or Elle is a small town in Sri Lanka's hill country, surrounded by tea plantations. It's a good spot for a few days of hiking,...
Thursday, 24 August 2017
Sri Lankan beach time: some thoughts on Arugam bay
Sri Lanka has two monsoon seasons. From October until January, the East and the North are wet. Then from May until July, it's ra...
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