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Menus That Made History

‘Menus that Made History’ should come with a warning on the cover; because once picked up and opened it is near impossible to put the book down. Start reading and each menu enticingly leads you to the next rather like the courses of a delicious and skilfully planned and executed meal. We cannot begin to […]

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Hotel Reviews

The Capital Hotel Restaurant, London SW1

The Capital Hotel in Basil Street, London’s Knightsbridge, just a stone’s throw from Harrods and Harvey Nichols, is a special hotel.

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Hotel Reviews

Hotel Bennett – Charleston, South Carolina

‘Grand’ ‘stylish’ ‘luxurious’ ‘elegant’ and ‘comfortable’, are words that epitomise Hotel Bennett; not forgetting the friendly, charming service – where nothing is too much trouble; the warm welcome and the hotel’s fantastic location in downtown Charleston. Hotel Bennett definitely has the ‘wow’ factor. A great location Hotel Bennett is approximately 30 minutes’ drive from South […]

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Theodore Sorensen and the Kennedys – A Life of Public Service

I am just about to start reading Dr Michelle Ulyatt’s book about Theodore Sorensen – one of President Kennedy’s speech writers – for the second time! Even though I have not long finished the first read of ‘Theodore Sorensen and the Kennedys’ I already want to renew my relationship with this man who played his […]

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Fakeaway – Fast Food Made Healthy

It has to be said we were bowled over by Adrian Martin’s excellent cookery book ‘Create Beautiful Food at Home’. It has indeed become one of our ‘go to’ books. And we can see the same thing happening with another of Adrian’s books ‘Fakeaway – Fast Food Made Healthy’. To be honest we rarely have […]

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Hotel Reviews

Ockenden Manor – Flavours of Sussex

There’s no two ways about it, Ockenden Manor in Cuckfield, East Sussex is one of our favourite hotels. Just a short taxi ride from Haywards Heath station with its direct line from London Victoria or Brighton it is a great destination for a luxurious overnight stay – or preferably longer! The hotel is part of […]