Burns Night(s)….’a haggis, a few drams, words and a dance and a squash and a squeeze.

The kilt has been brushed and hung up, probably for another year and the Jimmy Shand CD put to one side.  Oh! and our piper Francesc has forgotten his crib sheet of tunes once again.  So, hopefully there is more than a chance he’ll be back again next year. Burns Night comes so quickly afterContinue reading “Burns Night(s)….’a haggis, a few drams, words and a dance and a squash and a squeeze.”

Muckle Flugga…..ever heard of it?

It’s an island…..well a big rock and for those of you that enjoy a dram, the whisky with the most northerly provenance in the world. Browsing the shelves of our favourite whisky store in Barcelona just prior to Christmas, the name Muckle (Scots for big or large) and Flugga, caught me first. Looking at theContinue reading “Muckle Flugga…..ever heard of it?”

Beans,Beans………Fira del Fesols, Santa Pau 2014

So the New Year has been seen in. The Reis have come and gone. The Christmas tree dismantled, the decorations down and stored and the Sales are in full swing and I guess for some the January Blues have set in. Well, we at La Rectoria can suggest something of an antidote. Santa Pau’s FiraContinue reading “Beans,Beans………Fira del Fesols, Santa Pau 2014”