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The Full Montiel

Though the pace of my blogging has slowed dramatically, the pace of my feeding is unabated. And so it was when myself, Mrs Del Monte and little Vengeance went to Spain for a break, taking in some of the Costa Brava and a lot of Barxcelona, a little city I discovered in north west Spain. […]

Andover Arms. And legs.

[For those of you having difficulty remembering whose blog this is, it’s mine. Charlie Del Monte’s. No one else’s. You may be forgiven for confusing this with Knocker’s blog (google it), but not by me. Not now, not never. I will end you. But as it happens, Knockers has been a little more prolific than […]

Gaudeloupy

The best film ever made is Top Gun. I honestly don’t know why Hollywood, Bollywood or Nollywood continue to churn out inferior product. Cinematic perfection was attained in 1986 by Tony Scott, Val Kilmer, Kelly McGillis and The Cruiser. I’ve heard that it’s homoerotic but I don’t see it. My teachers used to make me […]

Oslo Witted

Becåuse I håve too much money, Mrs Del Monte decided we should go to Stockholm for New Yeårs but we couldn’t åfford the flights so we went to Oslo insteåd, where the men look like fåiled novelists, the women look like cåtålogue models ånd the beer costs £8 å pint. I know little åbout Noggie […]

Rasa Penang

Myself Mrs Del Monte, Horse, Filly and Cuy Chactado and Welshman went to the largely unremarkable Rasa Penang (http://www.rasapenang.co.uk/) for supper so I could tick off Malaysia from my list. As it turns out, it serves a hodge-podge of Asian cuisines, but the hugely tolerant waiter directed me to the Malaysian Beef Rendang. This was […]

Pearl Liang

Another huge land mass with a 1bn+ population effortlessly ticked off my list. We are mere days away from me making Fiancée Knowles the happiest bird in in Christendom. So like Jewish people at Christmas, we celebrated with some Chinese food, with a Best man and his doctor friend. I prefer dining with a medical […]