Istanbul: cats and fish (in bread)

Istanbul is one of the world's great cities. It straddles two continents, contains thousands of years of human history and is home to some truly staggering feats of architectural ingenuity and beauty. It's also home to thousands of kitties. And that gives it the edge in my book. If you haven't seen the adorable documentary … Continue reading Istanbul: cats and fish (in bread)

Back when we were free…

Like millions of other people around the world, I suddenly find myself without a holiday to look forward to. For someone who normally has at least two trips planned and a secret squirrel one in my back pocket for the third, this is a new and altogether unwelcome feeling - one compounded by the fact … Continue reading Back when we were free…