Diaries of a Daytona Addict: #4 Rodeos and V8s


This is it. It is meltdown friday. The jet lag and two full days finally catch up. We go out for a late breakfast, return and promptly fall asleep. One or two even sit outside by the cement pond overlooking the lake and scan the surface for alligators. The weather is definitely on the turn though still pretty cold.

Diaries of a Daytona Addict: #3 The Duels

2015 Daytona 500 Qualifying

It is going to be cold. The winds are coming down the eastern seaboard of America straight from the Arctic and the Twin Duels start at 7:00pm going through till midnight. It will not be pleasant.


Lionel Richie Cheese Plate

Lionel Richie Cheeseball

Whether you're a host with a sense of humour, or just a fan of all varieties of cheese (and we do mean all), you'll appreciate this long distance dedication...

Uggs Lilyan

These Boots Are Made For Walking (in London)

Winter's coming, and if recent years have been any indication, it could get messy. If there's anything we've learned from it, there's no such thing as bad weather, only bad gear. (OK, so we totally stole that from our father-in-law.) At any rate, these 10 pairs of boots (for men and women) come highly recommended.

Nancy Mitford's Blue Plaque

U and Non-U

In this world of ostentatious living (where everything old is new again), let's remind ourselves of U and Non-U English usage. For what it's worth.

Dialog In The Dark

Dialogue in the Dark

Forget the novel idea of dining in the dark. This is closer to the real deal: experiencing the world as someone without sight.

Not Your Average Villa

While your average well-above-average villa might be our first choice when booking a place, we're intrigued by what's found off the beaten path.