Car specific: 1. Get a 4WD – we were really happy with our Daihatsu Terios (we named him Davos) 2. Keep in mind that you might be saddled with a manual/stick-shift/standard 3. Check your route hasn’t been recalculated if you’re taking a pit stop (see Montezuma drive) 4. Try to stick to larger roads –… Continue reading Costa Rica Tips from The Experience – April 2019
GBBO Challenge Part 1: I’ve started it! 2 down… My friend is visiting, and she can’t have gluten, but can have eggs, so I picked two very egg based recipes, the Spanische Windtorte and Crème Brûlée. I was only gonna do the Spanische Windtorte, but I realised that it made sense to do Crème Brûlée… Continue reading Spanische Windtorte & Crème Brûlée – GBBO inspired
Just some pictures, because it’s one year later, and my mum’s back there and I’m not with her this time (it’s her 5th Cannes), and I realised that I never shared anything about it: I arrived in time to help out with an event at Plage Royale. I went straight from there to watch Jupiter’s… Continue reading Cannes Film Festival 2017
I have been quite ill the last few days. Cold, sore throat, fever. All during the warmest days London has had in ages. Also, I just got back from my US-Japan travels only 2.5 weeks ago. I am feeling better now. So I’ve been planning my future travels. Or maybe I’m feeling better because of… Continue reading Travel Plans for the next year!
Great British Bake Off Series 1 aired the year before I moved (back) to Great Britain. I haven’t watched them every year, I’ve watched an episode here or there. It was only the last two years (Series 7 and 8) that I followed it from the beginning, weekly. Last year it went to the US… Continue reading GBBO Challenge
This was a pretty short trip, so I just stuck to Tokyo and Kyoto for this time round.I landed in the evening on my first day, so I’m not counting it. We did do a little bit of night wandering and dinner foraging: – Odaiba for pics of Rainbow bridge & Tokyo Tower in the… Continue reading 5 days in Japan (Tokyo & Kyoto), April 2018
My parents and I seem to do things around the same time: – My mum and I learnt how to follow traffic rules (& driving) at the same time. (2014ish: in Switzerland/France) – My dad and I learnt how to use a lawnmower at the same time. (2015ish: Father in France, me in York) –… Continue reading Plants & Flowers