Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tuscan Rose book review

As the nights lengthen and winter closes in, few things beat curling up with a good book. Preferably one that transports you either in time, place or emotion. Or, if you’re lucky, all three. Tuscan Rose by Belinda Alexandra does … Continue reading

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Siena. Mercato nel Campo.

Turning the corner into Piazza del Campo, the heady aromas of roast porchetta, pungent pecorino and spicy salami assail our nostrils as we take in the glorious spectacle. Fat-flecked salami of every size swing gently in the winter breeze. Curvaceous … Continue reading

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