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Ticker Eats The World

A proud Sagittarius having varied interests which keep changing from time to time. Travel, Food, Films, Books, Music, and Photography are some which have stayed with me over the years and I enjoy partaking in them, in one form or another, even now. Although, my kids take up most of my time, it has been fun watching them grow and develop interests of their own, some of which thankfully coincide with mine.

The Joy of Storytelling

“Pictures speak a thousand words” might be true, but during our visit to Sapera Basti there were many words spoken and elaborate scenarios conceived as little eyes, wide with amazement, and ears full of promise, entered into the world of magic, ghosts, talking animals, and wonderment in the form […]

Food | Sublym

With a modern chic décor comprising of soothing whites and grays, comfortable padded seating, and cool gentle lighting, it’s easy to mistake Sublym, at first glance, for a club. Motorized blinds that create a partition between tables, furniture and lights that are classy, and music at a conversational […]

Un-Plan Your Greek Vacation

Here’s a conundrum for you. How can the best-planned holiday consist of an unplanned stay? Now isn’t that a secret worth disclosing? I have always been in two minds about sharing travel secrets. Once they are out, the entire novelty value of it being a secret, shared between a few, […]

Food | Friska

Food makes me happy, there’s no doubt about that, but writing about it can be tedious at times. When you eat out as much as I do – and have to pay for it too – even moderately good food can be personally disappointing at times. However, writing […]

Treat – Greek Deli

There’s a mini food revolution happening in Birmingham. It started a few years back with food festivals becoming a regular occurrence which has over time slowly developed into a number of standalone and “corporate” food establishments opening their doors. Brindleyplace has had a few turnovers with old favourites […]