Monthly Archives: April 2012


Don’t you hate the hairdresser’s? Where to start? There’s the surliness of the receptionist, the girl who is doing nothing but can’t spot that you’re right in front of her for at least a couple of minutes. (You just know … Continue reading

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Tufton Hall, Grenada

People often ask how I got the gig writing about luxury spas for The Sunday Times. Easy – I work with men. Their idea of a five-star travel assignment is to cross the Kalahari Desert, with only a thimbleful of … Continue reading

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I’m in Grenada and I’m on a serious spice tour. I’ve bought star anise, cinnamon, clove, ginger, posh, scary. Whoops I seem to have wandered into the nuts section. How about a compromise? Nutmeg. It’s amazing to see it growing … Continue reading

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