This was good to know, though I'd been hoping he would apply his agricultural nous to culinary matters. "What's 'loin of Yorkshire spring lamb' doing here at the end of August?
Spring lamb is usually slaughtered from April until the start of July.
On a Sunday night, the place was packed, as it had been a week earlier when we made the mistake of not booking.
The stone-lined bar, which incorporates a farrier's hearth and eponymous anvil, was abuzz with diners enjoying aperitifs.
Compared with documentary history, the scope of archaeology is overwhelming.
Morris inevitably finds an elegant human perspective in the snapshots he describes, from human footprints across the mudflats of the Severn estuary made six or seven thousand years ago by a group that included a running child, to the comparatively recent plaster drips hanging from the vaulted ceiling of a church crypt on the North Yorkshire moors, just nine centuries old.
Garden- and ocean-facing rooms all have a terrace with a dining table ideal for room service breakfasts.
hotel is on one of the island’s most exclusive beaches, Grand Cul de Sac, which is also part of a nature preserve. With that in mind, here are some new and improved hotels and resorts to woo many ages and stages of love, from platonic crushes to wedded commitment.With an infinity pool, stand-up paddleboards and a restaurant from the Michelin-starred chef Guy Martin, guests may feel little impulse to leave, though if they do, the resort will arrange a Mini Moke, the island’s signature car, and a picnic basket filled with roast chicken and rosé.The ground beneath our feet is made up of layers upon layers of history, the accumulated evidence of human existence from the millennia of prehistory to the hours of yesterday.These pasts are vertiginous, ever-expanding and engulfing, and it is this dizzying panorama of the vast, tangled mass of what has gone before that Richard Morris sets out to map in Time's Anvil.Most were sinking Peroni, but my farming friend, Nick, and I went for a fine local beer called Wold Top Mallard (the reference is to Sir Nigel Gresley's loco, not the duck).