Bumthang in Bloom

You’d be forgiven for thinking we’d transported ourselves to Switzerland but, no, this is Bhutan’s cultural heartland, Bumthang. Four bucolic pine-clad valleys make up this area of the country where the main activity is farming. Every lane is filled with placid grazing cattle of the doe-eyed Jersey kind, so calm they pay no heed to […]

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A Trip to Tiptree

Where better to hold a team day than in a patisserie? Not just any patisserie, but one that’s attached to a jam factory carrying the Queen’s Royal Warrant. And, better still, one that’s prepared to both feed you and let you loose in the bakery. A tasty plan, cooked up by one of my colleagues. […]

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On The Road to Ha Long, Vietnam

I couldn’t resist stopping the car to admire these luscious lettuce on the journey between Hanoi and Ha Long Bay. So green, they still managed to glow brightly under the gloomy sky.

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