It is no secret that we here at Flying Fluskey LOVE dim sum. It is why we always take the time to stopover in Hong Kong when we go east. Imagine my delight when I found a place to learn the art of Chinese dim sum in my home town. For years I never quite… Continue reading Loving London – Making Dim Sum at School of Wok
What better way to spend a Saturday afternoon in London, then having a picnic and getting wonderfully squiffy at a fantastically vintage bar!
Cahoots Squiffy Picnic!
In London, you wouldn’t expect to find somewhere bursting at full bloom in mid-February, winter still has a hold on the trees and gardens. However, at this time of year Kew Gardens plays host to its annual orchids festival to brighten up the dull days. My parents and I took a trip west to Kew… Continue reading Loving London – Kew Gardens Orchids Festival 2018
An hour and half’s drive from London, in the UK, lies the ancient landscape of Salisbury Plain (pronounced Souls-brie Plane). It is a 200 square mile flat expanse en route to the West Country and would be pretty unremarkable if it didn’t set the scene for one of England’s best known, and least understood monuments,… Continue reading Sunday at the Stones – Stonehenge, United Kingdom
Every year, on the first Thursday in October, Forest Recreational Ground in Nottingham is transformed into the largest travelling fair in Europe, Goose Fair.
Around the world, every year, there are cities that erupt in a riot of rainbows and glitter as their LGBTQ communities take to the streets for pride. Some call it a march, some a parade, but however you describe it, it is a wave of people celebrating something they believe in; the right to love. A Bit… Continue reading Parading with Pride – London and Brighton 2017
When I say to people that I am taking a flight with easyJet, there are two very distinct reactions. Reaction 1 – Nose wrinkles as if a bad smell has entered the room, “Oh, sleazyjet!” Reaction 2 – Slight surprise followed by a genuine smile, “Oh OK”. It seems that easyJet has its fans and… Continue reading A Review of easyJet A320 STN to DBV
Taking to the tracks is such a joy. I know that we are Flying Fluskeys, and flying also makes me a happy girl, but there is something special about a train journey. (I don’t mean my morning commute). People say romantic, honestly, I’m not sure I could call it that, but it is kinda special.… Continue reading Riding the Rails – The Joys of Train Travel
Visiting our friend Phil had been a plan for quite some time, but this weekend, we finally got our butts to Germany to do so. Flights were eye-wateringly expensive and so we decided to take a Eurostar adventure. The plan : Eurostar from St Pancras International to Düsseldorf with changes in Brussels Midi and Cologne.… Continue reading A Eurostar Adventure from London to Germany by Train
I think the lack of real cider options in most pubs leaves us fans a little embittered. Please don’t tell us you have Magners or berry Kopparberg. I blame my mum, she brought me up in a house with “real cider”. So where can you go for the best cider pubs in London or at… Continue reading Loving London – The Best Real Cider Pubs in London