Sri Lanka, lock your daughters up. The Chinese and Indians are coming

The first time I met Royston was about twenty years ago at a wine evening hosted by my company. He then became a regular at our events and often contributed with little stories and always being supportive. At one session he talked of his days with the Beatles, Jimmy Page, Cliff Richard and the whole 1960s “beat scene” that he greatly influenced.

The paperback writer, the amazing Mr. Royston Ellis

The first time I met Royston was about twenty years ago at a wine evening hosted by my company. He then became a regular at our events and often contributed with little stories and always being supportive. At one session he talked of his days with the Beatles, Jimmy Page, Cliff Richard and the whole 1960s “beat scene” that he greatly influenced.

Face to face with that rare French truffle in Menerbes

My greatest truffle experience was in Menerbes in July 2017 with our special friends, the Aluwihare’s. At the museum and truffle / wine centre in Luberon in a building dating back to the 17th century the reoccurring topic is TRUFFLES. We sit overlooking a valley from this hill top restaurant.

Walking tours around Colombo’s highlights and history with The Whinging Pome

An opportunity to see and hear the uncensored stories, history and colonial splendor of the Fort central area and Galle Face Colombo. Everything from Prince Phillip’s car, murders, horse racing, iconic hotels, city bank buildings, the clock tower, tall chandeliers, a hidden church, numerous statues, bombings, the port and the Chinese Port City, gossip, travel stories and more with the best flat white coffee in the city!

It’s the 73rd National Day: Let’s Celebrate

From one hundred and forty coffees between April to August on my early morning walks in varying locations during the COVID19, here are my totally made-up coffee awards presented to the Coffee shops in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Is it too late for NEW YEARS RESOLUTIONS 2021…no ??

From one hundred and forty coffees between April to August on my early morning walks in varying locations during the COVID19, here are my totally made-up coffee awards presented to the Coffee shops in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

10 Things you need to know about Aussies

10 Things you need to know about Aussies

From one hundred and forty coffees between April to August on my early morning walks in varying locations during the COVID19, here are my totally made-up coffee awards presented to the Coffee shops in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

Colombo Coffee Awards

From one hundred and forty coffees between April to August on my early morning walks in varying locations during the COVID19, here are my totally made-up coffee awards presented to the Coffee shops in Colombo, Sri Lanka.