To be commended

Drinking in hotel bars is to be commended

If it's old world charm you're after, or you simply fancy yourself as being a little bit posh, I highly recommend drinking in hotel bars. To be clear, I'm not referring to the tragically grim bars found in 3-star hotels around the world, filled with dusty bottles of Johnny Walker Red Label. I'm talking about… Continue reading Drinking in hotel bars is to be commended

To be commended

Postcards are to be commended

The coming of the internet age is killing a lot of things – terrestrial TV, record shops, irony. Most are unmourned, replaced by something more accessible or simply better. But I contend that as yet there is no serious replacement for the analogue pleasure of the postcard. I grew up in an age where international… Continue reading Postcards are to be commended