Monthly Archives: December 2011

Belly dance Chinese Style

No belly dance costume in sight, but that’s because we’re having a night off. Our teacher is on the far right and you can just about see me on the back left. The food was plentiful and the stomachs empty, … Continue reading

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Getting into the Christmas spirit

Today, Tuesday 13 December, the ship carrying 200 copies of Dare to Love sails for Barbados. A barrel was the best option in the end. It’s a relief to know they are on their way and I can truly relax … Continue reading

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Jerk chicken, paella and dumplings

In my last blog I said that Birmingham had a festival of European foods. I take it back. I just hadn’t explored far enough to see the Chinese, Indian and Jamaican stalls. It seems crazy after the event, but Andrew … Continue reading

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Back in Brum

We all know that one of the drawbacks with being away for six weeks is the mountain of paperwork you return to. Just opening all those envelopes takes time. I’m not going to bore you with the tedious stuff, we … Continue reading

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Last few days in Barbados

Wow, a week ago I was just getting ready to go to the Plantation in Barbados for what turned out to be the last of my revelling nights. I had to turn down the offer to go to McBride’s on … Continue reading

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