Posts by "Annabel Brooks"

Faringdon Fairytale

When I was a child I was constantly going to play with my parent’s friends children. I became very familiar […]

My Reading List

For me, a good book is like a secret lover. At various points in the day thoughts lurking in the […]

Chalet Pelerin

I am so lucky, I learnt to ski as a child, hence reducing the majority of those crashing, terrifying falls […]

Comporta Calm

I have been wanting to go to Palacio Belmonte, a boutique hotel in Lisbon, for three years, having been sent […]

Marrakech Music

If I was to describe a city as a colour, then Marrakech would be red, a bold bright red. The […]

Dreaded Detox

My daughter told me two weeks ago with great authority that January was a terrible month for detoxing- the consensus amongst […]

Mallorca Magic

“It’s paradise… if you can stand it.” was Gertrude Stein’s response to Robert Graves’ enquiry about escaping domestic entanglements  in […]

Letter From LA

As we cruise in over the flats of LA and the flight attendant announces the local time in Los Angeles… […]

Christmas in the Cotswolds

I don’t know if I am alone in feeling this but I have an invisible thread, in fact a strong […]