My five favourite things: Rome

Julius Caesar said that ‘experience is the teacher of all things’. Although he obviously wasn’t referring to my journey to Rome, it is certainly true that my experience of just 72 hours in this city taught me much about history, culture, art and food. Many others have been to Rome before me and will haveContinue reading “My five favourite things: Rome”

My five favourite things: Chelsea

It isn’t quite as long or influential as Oprah’s list but these are my favourite things about Chelsea, where I’m currently staying with a generous friend. The High Line:┬áThis 1.45 mile/2.3 km long urban garden path built on a disused freight railway, is a lesson to cities of the world in making use of space.Continue reading “My five favourite things: Chelsea”