Month: September 2013

Revellers take part in the annual "Tomat

La Tomatina

I sometimes find myself doing things that are just, well, plain old weird. Things that beggar belief, defy any rational justification, and which afterwards leave me wondering: “What on earth was I thinking?” This pretty much describes my visit last week to the small Spanish town of Buñol, […]

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On Beef and Liberty

Ever wonder – I mean really wonder – about the story behind the food on your plate? — Last week I had a lunch meeting in Mayfair, central London, at a pub known as The Only Running Footman. It is a quaint, very typical English pub, all old […]