Pizza, Art, Gelato & Jazz

Sometimes a food & travel blogger doesn’t have to go far to eat some good food and experience something new. My lovely friend Lucia wanted to visit Turner’s House in Twickenham, once home of the great artist, and open only on the first Saturday of the month during summer months while extensive restoration work is […]

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A Weekend in Kent: Family, JMW Turner & Wartime History

I always talk about being a Londoner and it is true that I’ve always lived in London, but for┬ámy most of my childhood I lived right on the borders, in the Greater London Borough of Bexley with a postal address of Kent. Thus Kent is also ‘home’ and it’s where my brother and his family […]

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Lunch at Corto Italian Deli, Twickenham

It’s been another day of art and Italian food, this time much closer to home. Twickenham abounds with wonderful Italian restaurants, cafes and delis as I wrote in Twickenham’s ‘Little Italy‘ and Corto Italian Deli is a regular haunt of mine in Twickenham’s Church Street, the town’s prettiest road that lies just behind the Thames […]

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