Almeria in Spain: Six things to do away …

I absolutely love the Almeria region of Spain, an attraction which grew slowly after my dad became a regular resident, drawn there by the clear…

Andalucia in sunny Spain: The road less travelled

Current position, poolside, with sweeping views in the wilds of southern Spain. When I say wilds, I mean 20 minutes from a largish town but…

Review: Fat Friends the musical at Blackpool Opera …

I can guarantee two things if you go to watch Fat Friends the musical. One, you’ll never be able to look at a Flake quite…

Embracing right royal summer vibes at the inaugural …

  Rarely does a weekend in the north of England pull together so perfectly with something for everyone – a royal wedding, an FA Cup…

Ardeche, France: Living like a princess in my …

Ssssh. It’s probably best if nobody ever hears about the Chateau d’Uzer. There is a reason owners Veronique and Eric do not list their five…

A country retreat to The Spread Eagle at …

  Nestled next to a soaring stretch of the beautiful  River Ribble, with views stretching a cross the Forest of Bowland, The Spread Eagle at…

Review: Miss Saigon at Manchester Palace Theatre

Get your emotions on standby, the juggernaut of a musical that is Miss Saigon has rolled into town and there is not a dry eye…