Stuck In The Country | The Boat That Tipped

Here’s the context: My Mum’s husband, Brian, has had a leisure yacht sitting in our driveway for over two years. He has been working on it the entire time, preening and primping away ensuring it looks its best. He’s been desperate to get it onto our local Loch – Loch Rannoch – the entire time, and it seemed only right that she made her first … Continue reading Stuck In The Country | The Boat That Tipped

The NOLA Diaries – Day Three – Turtle Soup, Haunted Mansions and Lamb Neck

Upon waking up with a raging hangover, on my part as Flo has the gift of no-hangovers, we were determined to get up and make the most of the day. Flo’s parents suggested we treat ourselves to a lovely brunch at Brennan’s, as during their travels across America they remember having a lovely time there. Not only is Brennan’s an institution in New Orleans, Flo’s … Continue reading The NOLA Diaries – Day Three – Turtle Soup, Haunted Mansions and Lamb Neck

The NOLA Diaries – Day Two – Mardi Gras, $2,000 and grenades

On day two we found ourselves walking around an industrial estate in the hopes of finding Mardi Gras World, on crossing over a train track to what doesn’t seem to be a pedestrian friendly entrance, we finally found it. It’s not often you are surrounded by giant heads of football players, Elvis Presely, a flamingo and the devil upon entering a museum – but that’s … Continue reading The NOLA Diaries – Day Two – Mardi Gras, $2,000 and grenades