About Me

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  • Culture

    Texas BBQ Roundup

    One of the most important cuisines in Texas is BBQ. Whilst living in Houston we enjoyed traveling around the state indulging in “the trinity” – succulent brisket, juicy sausages and tasty…

  • Running

    Boston Marathon 2023

    Joining a US running club, there was one thing that was very apparent from early on, the importance and status around qualifying for Boston Marathon. The oldest and most prestigious marathon,…

  • Roaming

    Cacti, Hummingbirds and Tacos in Tucson

    With Tucson being a UNESCO designated creative city of gastronomy, famous for giant cacti and boasting a desert museum with a walk through hummingbird aviary – it seemed like our perfect…

  • Nature

    Everglades National Park

    A quick trip to Everglades National Park, Florida in February 2022 to view the wildlife. Day 1 After staying the night in the Homestead Area, we arrived early at the Ernest…

  • Roaming

    Thanksgiving in Tennessee

    For our first Thanksgiving (2021), we decided to head to Tennessee. This was partly as I’d gotten an ear worm about doing a Turkey Trot and there was a fun one…

  • Roaming

    Houston – Part 1 – Things to Do

    We moved to Houston at the end of June 2021, in the middle of the strange pandemic impacted years. Texas, being the kind of state that it is, had no mandatory…

  • Culture

    New Orleans Jazz Fest 2022

    We visited 2022 Jazz Festival in New Orleans. Stretching over two weekends, with a huge variety of musical genres, we enjoyed the first weekend shows on Friday 29th April to Sunday…

  • Roaming

    Christmas in San Francisco

    We visited San Francisco for Christmas 2021. Our main consideration for selecting SF was that we needed somewhere to do our long marathon training runs, so no snow and good running…