Review: Jika Jika Coffee House & Canteen, Bath


  Jika Jika looks small from the outside – step in and that illusion gets flipped on its head right away. It is perhaps this size and sense of space that means it is able to get away with calling itself a canteen; in fact it lends itself pretty well to the concept. Whoever was […]

Scouring the seashore

England, Evergreen, Food, Foraging

There are not many stereotypical ‘childhood memories’ used by writers that I can relate to, which is quite natural – not everyone is going to have had the same experiences as a kid.

Absence makes the heart grow fonder

England, Evergreen, Opinion

    ‘Absence makes the heart grow fonder.’ So I was reminded by a friend last night as we caught up on six and a half months of gossip, not having seen each other since June last year, over a couple of glasses of wine too many. Never has this saying meant more to me […]

The terrorists have won

England, Evergreen, France, Opinion

    Dear oh interested one, I write from the battlefield of several personal and professional crises. Hapless ex-employees, broken cash cards, impossible-to-access bank accounts; I have been afflicted by all of these and more over the past few weeks. But it isn’t these problems themselves which bother me – it’s the fact that, everywhere […]