I was strolling down the high street in Drogheda, Ireland, and suddenly my friend Trish Rogers, internationally known wine and food expert and author of the Zing!thing yelled “Hughie will ya look a that!,” and went over to embrace an elderly gent who was sitting on a bench playing the spoons. “Aye […]
I just had my spring sojourn at Cap Ferret, a narrow, sandy peninsula across the bay from Arcachon, on the southwest coast of France. Cap Ferret is the height of relaxed chic, the Cote d’Azur in blue jeans. I discovered it by accident, because a friend of mine has a family home there, […]
Flâner is a lovely word that means, depending on who says it and when, ambling, taking one’s time, receding from the hustle and bustle of daily life. That’s what I’m doing this week, in Cap Ferret, across the water from Arcachon, and south of Bordeaux. It’s other name is Paradise. Herewith, a few photos. […]
Oh, USA! Some tastes and moments, pre-book tour!