Monthly Archives: February 2014

I could get used to this

Instead of writing a pub review (yep I’m being lazy) I thought I’d share some photos from last night. We have a buddy who has some connections in the sporting world. Last night we attended the Tottenham Spurs versus FC … Continue reading

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Travel Memories: Berlin

Earlier this week I reviewed the movie Cabaret. The film made me think about our trip to Berlin back in 2012. If you haven’t been to the city I highly recommend it. It’s a fantastic place and we may be … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Caberet

Cabaret is one of my favorite musicals, but I’ve only seen it performed on the stage. For some reason, the movie never appealed to me, even though it has been recommended to me on countless occasions considering I love the … Continue reading

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The Long Room Bar and Hotel

The Long Room Bar and Hotel, located in Tooting, opened in 2007. Not only do they serve food and drinks, but they have 14 hotel rooms available so if you imbibed too much, why not stay the night. We’ve been … Continue reading

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Travel Photos of the Week: Mark Twain’s Home in Hartford

I mentioned earlier this week that I would share some photos from my visit to Mark Twain’s house in Hartford, Connecticut. This isn’t the first time some of the photos appeared on this blog. Back when I first started blogging … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain

The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn by Mark Twain is one of my all-time faves. I don’t think I’m alone when it comes to loving this book. Here’s the blurb from Goodreads: “All modern American literature comes from one book by … Continue reading

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The Red Dog Saloon: American BBQ in London

Last weekend we celebrated The Better Half’s birthday. To kick off the festivities, we headed to Red Dog Saloon located on Hoxton Square. They serve American BBQ. TBH picked out the joint and I was super excited until the day … Continue reading

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Travel Photos of the Week: I’m tired of rain!

And this is coming from someone who loves rain. I need a beach vacation. We’ve had loads of cold, windy, gray, rainy days. I know for those of you buried in snow will say shut up. I understand. I get … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Better Half!

It’s Friday and usually I do a pub review on Fridays. Not today. Instead, I wanted to take a moment to say Happy Birthday to my Better Half. This whole weekend we have plans to celebrate, including a restaurant that … Continue reading

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Travel Photos of the Week: Colorado

This week’s inspiration for my travel photo collage is the Super Bowl. Yes, I know, the Broncos lost. Lost big time. We were so excited for the big game and made homemade salsa, grilled some steaks, and stayed up late … Continue reading

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