Accidentally Cultured is a notoriously bad cook! His cooking specialty is the 'removal of flavour'. But when it comes to eating, he is an expert! I should have taken note of early courting day warnings. This was the 'hippy' era and he sported a goatee beard accompanied by long hair and headband. One particular day,... Continue Reading →
Luxury Travel with ‘Accidentally Cultured’
About Accidentally Cultured For many years I have travelled extensively with my husband, Paul, who has earned the nick-name, Accidentally Cultured. This is because he never discusses where we are going or why! He just wants to be pointed in the direction of a motorway to get to a nice hotel quickly. As a result, his crazy... Continue Reading →
Bath to Beeley with Accidentally Cultured
Bath in a Flash After the big flight from Sydney, we arrived in London at 7 am, hired a car and headed to Bath. Our visit to Bath was very brief and we left for Beeley around 3 pm. Off to Bealy Despite the pleasure of google maps blue dot on the iPhone I was... Continue Reading →
Gruyère cheese anyone?
"I refuse to eat that Gruyère cheese!' In other words, Accidentally Cultured (AC for short) will only eat Australian Bega cheese. This was his constant complaint all the way from Le Châble to Gruyères, along with, "I'm going to freeze my balls off!" or "I want my thermal underwear!" I'm not sure which he feared the most,... Continue Reading →
Mont Blanc – Not On My Radar
Driving to Mont Blanc Today was the first snow fall of the season! The road from Martigny in Switzerland to Mont Blanc in France was mesmerising. The entire landscape was coated in soft, glowing white sun-lit powder. It was sheer magic! 'Gareth, I really want to go up there in the cable car!' I... Continue Reading →
So, What’s in Bath Anyway?
We arrived in Heathrow at the early hour of 6 am after the long haul from Australia. And, our plan for the day was to drive to Beeley in Derbyshire. To my amazement, Accidentally Cultured announced that we would drive via Bath. Somehow he was oblivious to the perils of driving 7 hours, without... Continue Reading →
Long, long line to Bruny Island Bruny Bruny brown and boring Long lost lonely land Water water everywhere Long long lines to freedom Ferries come and ferries go ever so slow Waiting waiting lines so long Cars come and cars go ever so slow Bruny Bruny brown and boring Beautiful sand! Beautiful rocks!... Continue Reading →