Travel & trips

144. Adventures in Melnik

144. Adventures in Melnik

  I hate to be a ‘Look at my holiday pictures’ bore, but that’s essentially what this post is. Just think yourself lucky I haven’t invited you round for a full-length slideshow accompanied by cheese and pineapple on cocktail sticks. That’s how we still do it in...

143. Courgettes. Walkies.

143. Courgettes. Walkies.

Freaking hell, it’s August. How did that happen? Here’s a not-so-brief rundown of what we’ve been up to lately. For those who are short on time, this post can be neatly summarised as follows: courgettes galore monastery fun death walk from hell For those who are...

138. Sun in Sozopol

138. Sun in Sozopol

If you're wondering why I've been quiet, it's because last week we pootled off to Sozopol for a little break with my family, and this week I've been generally readjusting to non-holiday life. Last week I was rolling out of bed and into the pool before eating a...

115. Pottery addict

115. Pottery addict

I love Bulgarian pottery in an almost unhealthy way. I mean, it’s not like I want to cover myself in Vaseline and roll around on a set of plates while listening to Sade. But … almost. The in-laws came to stay recently, so we took them on a day trip to Troyan...

106. A cheeky trip to Sofia

106. A cheeky trip to Sofia

Things we did in Sofia last weekend: 1. Soaked up the beautiful buildings and atmosphere. Sofia is at its best when the sun is shining, and I can happily wander for hours just taking it all in.     2. Ate lunch at Made in Home: peach and goat’s cheese salad for me,...

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