I was incredibly lucky as a kid to be able to spend whole summers at a time in the foothills behind Marbella. Given my childhood was now decades ago, the area had not yet been infiltrated by high heeled orange people, though it was already known as a millionaire's playground. Indeed, the golf course on which our abode was situated was also home to Sean Connery. I have returned every year since my first summer trip there and, despite the obvious changes it has seen, I still love the place. Yes, it can almost verge on tacky in parts, but those parts are few and far between - regardless of what the gossip pages of the Daily Mail may suggest.Read More
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At home, in Paderborn, I live an 8 hour drive away from my family and friends who reside in my home town of London. Yes, I could fly, but due to logistics to and from the airport on the continent, my husband and I often choose to get on the autobahn and head west to Calais, and then up to London from Dover. Recently, however, I had the brainwave to stop off for a couple of nights en route at Brugge. It was one of the best ideas I have ever had. I was overwhelmed by both the beauty and strength of the beer that Brugge provides.Read More
Three years ago, my fellow foodie and travel companion, Miss H, the casting director kindly took me to her family home just outside St Girons - a town about an hour south west of Toulouse. I now rush back as many times as I can manage, every time I am asked. To me, St Girons has just the right mix of climate, people, food and breathtaking landscape that adds up to something quite magical. In this week's Limited Edition Prints, I have tried to capture the romance of the place whilst not over stylising images that then become too twee. I wanted to keep the area's rustic feel, ever pervading French charm and overall warmth that the area inspires in me.Read More