Miranda Chitty met Caroline Dunn in 2012. Together they conspired to find out about all the good things in life, and tell everyone else all about them. The intention is to bring rays of sunshine to everyone. We hope you enjoy it and always welcome ideas for new articles and videos.
In a festive mood, Calvin Barden turns his attention to pudding. Cooked cream sounds so much better in Italian, so here is Panna Cotta. The raspberry juice is the perfect accompaniment, and... Read more
In a world of electronic wizardry, the joys of writing a simple postcard can be overlooked. So when designer Diane Welstead stopped running a business full-time, she vowed she would make tim... Read more
The Pyrenees are tempting at any time of year, but if you are a redhead who melts in the mediterranean sun then early October is ideal. Warmish days, often sunny, give way to clear nights fu... Read more
Until recently the ancient Hittite empire in central Turkey was one of the best kept secrets in archaeology. And it encompasses Cappadocia, one of the world’s most astounding natural landsca... Read more
I teach English in south-west France. One of my students, Anne-Marie, recently gave me a recipe for an apéritif that is quite marvellous : I know because she brought it along for us to try. ... Read more
A study has shown that regular brisk walks can slow down the loss of mental ability that is associated with old age, and while it’s not being considered as a cure for Alzheimer’s, it appears... Read more
Even in January you can join the stout-hearted bathers who take a daily dip in the bay of Saint-Jean-de-Luz. It nestles to the east of the Bay of Biscay and is sheltered by strong sea walls... Read more