Thai beef salad with noodles is perfect for the hot summer months when you want to eat something light, tasty and refreshing with a spicy 'kick'.
They love each other very much and are so happy to be alive :) When my husband and I moved to Spain in 2003, our cat Rika aged 12, and dog Suki, aged 11 came with us. (I shall write about the logistiscs of getting them from the UK to southern Spain...
The Axarquia in southern Spain is a stunningly beautiful area of Andalucía. Located to the east of Málaga between the beaches of the Costa del Sol to the south and sheltered by a spectacular range of mountains to the north, it is said to have the best climate in Europe. Enjoy my photos here...
Lamb shanks braised in red wine with rosemary is wonderfully quick and easy to prepare then left to slowly cook in the oven until the meat is succulent and falling off the bone - it's the perfect comfort food for winter. Step by step instructions with lovely photos illustrating each step.
Saltimbocca is a traditional Italian dish made with veal, sage and Parma ham. This is my Spanish twist on the recipe using pork and the Spanish cured ham - Serrano.
This is the best quick & easy salmon recipe ever - healthy, great for a dinner party and can be made with ingredients from your store cupboard
Nottingham is a wonderful English city known as the 'Queen of the Midlands'set right in the heart of England. It is vibrant and full of character with historic buildings, wonderful shopping and lively bars & restaurants and is compact enough to able to visit all of the main sights in just one...
It really is never too late to reverse years of bad habits such as smoking, drinking too much and yo-yo dieting. Here are some simple tips to help you rethink these bad lifestyle habits and look forward to a healthy future.
Are you worried about going for a mammogram? Here the procedure for having a mammogram is clearly explained from personal experience.
How to choose the right pushchair or stroller for your lifestyle? Are you confused by the different types of strollers now available - the traditional easily managed stroller, the all terrain for the active parent or the versatile travel system - which is best for your particular lifestyle? Here...
Do you get stressed out when flying - especially with budget airlines such as Ryanair and easyjet? Well - have a look at my five top tips to make your flying experience less stressful. From the importance of getting to the airport in plenty of time to advice on your baggage - whether it's going...
Extremes of weather on the Costa del Sol - useful info if you're thinking of moving to your 'Place In The Sun'
Many people, when they think of southern Spain and the Costa del Sol in particular, envisage endless days of scorching temperatures and blue skies with not a cloud in sight. The reality can be very different as I want to show you here in this glimpse of the weather that you an expect if you come...