Sunday 26 November 2023

Fantastic curry & beers in Onkar, Oundle. Short, misty walk from tonight's hotel. Love it when a plan comes together!

Monday 30 October 2023

Dinner and a show. Take your photo with the cast. Isn't that what old people do?! Oh dear! wink

Sunday 29 October 2023

Stopped by Murni's Warung for 'a couple of drinks'. Ordered bowl of black rice pudding. Yeah, sounds about right! wink

Thursday 26 October 2023

Warung Sabar: seafood so good that instead of ordering dessert after the main we asked for an entree of fish cakes!

Thursday 26 October 2023

When bar down the road has 'sunset view' in it's name not hard to decide where you'll be having sundowners wink Cheers!

Sunday 22 October 2023

Wonderful lunch at Warong Legong. As I joked: would you like some fried chicken with your chilli? Superbly spicy! grin

Tuesday 17 October 2023

Family dinner at Warung Blanjong. Waaay too fancy to call itself a warung TBH but great food so we'll let them off wink

Monday 16 October 2023

Hot & humid out so why bother changing? wink Satay/tempe/fried chicken (where's my rice?!) & Bintang. Welcome to Bali!

Thursday 5 October 2023

Chipirons (baby squid), xistorra (Basque sausage) in honey sauce, croquettes & moule frite. Beer & sangria. Nom! tongue

Saturday 30 September 2023

Another sublime lunch at Auberge d'Ahusquy. Yes, you correctly counted drinks followed by 4 courses! Nom! tongue

Friday 22 September 2023

TFI Friday! wink Cheers everyone, have a great weekend! grin

Tuesday 12 September 2023

Lunch at Lou Bigourdan. Cheers! Spot the off menu dessert. Tiramisu was fantastic too, mind. Best to try both, ja? wink

Saturday 24 June 2023

Huge ride to Arpettaz/Crest Voland/Aravis/Croix Fry. Charcuterie lunch. Beer above Lake Annecy to finish. Magic day!

Friday 9 June 2023

When lunch terrace has red shades - argh! Very nice steak & crepe/pizza thing + ice cream & soft cheese dessert. Nom!

Thursday 8 June 2023

Obligatory '1st day of hols enjoying apperos & curry outside' shots grin *Actually 2nd day 'cos yesterday was busy! wink

Wednesday 1 March 2023

Enjoying sunset with a dark (French!) beer. Few biscuits & cheese to nibble. Was cold but productive day. Cheers! smile

Saturday 25 February 2023

Love the classics season. Cheers! smile

Sunday 15 January 2023

It's my birthday & I'll, erm, not be eating for days after this feast! wink +Cake friend dropped off this arvo. Nom! tongue

Friday 11 November 2022

Post-ride refreshments in dappled autumn sunshine. Lovely day here. Cheers! smile

Thursday 10 November 2022

Sublime lunch at La Table de Michele, Campsas. Love random finds like this. Lucky we didn't fancy a bottle of wine wink

Wednesday 2 November 2022

Post-ride refreshments smile Love this time of year when we can sit on terrace in warm sun & not get burnt to a crisp!

Wednesday 26 October 2022

Waiting for friends. Just the two of us. Feels like a date night from back in the day, if only for a few minutes wink

Tuesday 18 October 2022

Lunchtime bargain: 3 courses + beer + coffee for 14E. Generous portions too, now absolutely stuffed! Nom, nom, nom tongue

Sunday 16 October 2022

Dinner at La Tasca de Ana, Jaca. Wonderful little tapas bar. Great food, nice cosy atmosphere. Love it smile

Wednesday 21 September 2022

Auberge d'Ahusquy. Spectacular views. Unbelievable food. Enough said.

Saturday 16 July 2022

Happy anniversary to us! smile In town for little drink watching the world go by then great lunch at O2C. Nom, nom, nom!

Tuesday 5 July 2022

German supermarket. Hallo! Showed great restraint only buying 2 cases. Few bottles of fave weizenbier too. Prost! grin

Monday 4 July 2022

Huge post-ride dinner of German goodies: Schnitzels, chips, pork & spaetzle. Strudel & of course beer. Hits the spot!

Sunday 3 July 2022

Willkommen in Deutschland! 2 mins after crossing the border sat with a beer, eating schnitzel & pulled pork. Nom! tongue

Wednesday 29 June 2022

Late lunch after a morning's hike. Last of the fresh pasta from Italy sitting under a shady tree. We like it here smile

Monday 27 June 2022

Dinner? As if you couldn't guess: beer & fanta then pizza, pasta & tiramisu! Nom, nom, nom! tongue

Saturday 25 June 2022

Dinner at Pane e Vino, Orta. Absolutely loved our platter of meat+cheese & breads. Sublime flavours. Great beer too!

Thursday 23 June 2022

Erm, wasn't I just here? wink Sightseeing with olds on Col de la Colombiere. Kiddy seat bonus: I get a beer. Cheers! grin

Sunday 19 June 2022

After a toasty day driving across most of France time to relax: well deserved appero in a shady camp spot. Cheers!

Friday 13 May 2022

Post-ride beer. No view as watching Giro on delay. And yes, not staged, kitchen island really does look like this! wink

Friday 6 May 2022

Town square in the lovely mountain village of Prades. Naturally there's an awesome tapas bar here. Nom, nom, nom! tongue

Friday 6 May 2022

Today's shopping: self grips (light use only!) & few pints of Franziskaner on special. #BlokesAtTheSupermarket wink grin

Friday 29 April 2022

Beach-side apperos/dinner. Fried anchovies for me but ordered paella for 2 in error so had to help Pratiwi. Oops! wink

Thursday 28 April 2022

Rubbish weather at home, so let's go to Spain! grin Fantastic lunch in Ainsa en route to the Med. Nom, nom, nom! tongue

Friday 15 April 2022

Great 61km ride + 90 minutes yard-work + 750ml bottle of Kwak on the terrace = satisfying afternoon/evening! #LifeIsGood smile

Sunday 27 March 2022

Not holiday food! Sunday lunch at home: roast duck, rice, greens & homemade sambal. With a cheeky beer. Yum! tongue

Tuesday 22 March 2022

Fantastic dinner of pica-pau (chicken in light gravy made with beer), mushroom rice & sardines. Super nom bargain! tongue

Monday 21 March 2022

Dinner in Alfama: cheese/olives/bread/black pudding & orange/steak/octopus/rice/chips/few veggies/couple beers. Nom!

Saturday 12 March 2022

Back from today's ride in the nick of time! Step off bike, crack a beer, watch 6 Nations while I stretch. Great game!

Tuesday 22 February 2022

Re-hydrating after first mow of year. Parfois il faut etre francais wink Mais ne inquietez pas, Belgique est proche! grin

Thursday 13 January 2022

Apres ski @ Chez Rainton. Not quiet the ambience of a slope-side bar but great beer, views & accommodating staff wink

Tuesday 11 January 2022

Talked into day on (& mostly off) piste by some foolhardy.. erm.. brave soul wink Slow start but awesome by the end! smile

Wednesday 29 December 2021

Grey afternoon out, but found cosy spot by neighbour's fire. Being plied with beer doesn't hurt either wink Cheers! grin

Sunday 19 December 2021

Snowy peaks just few Km away but on the terrace in tee shirt & shorts enjoying post ride beer. Winter perfection! smile

Wednesday 8 December 2021

When friends drop round with festive beer. Oh go on then... just the one! wink Meal wasn't bad either. Fun times smile