Tessa Barrie

Blogger from Jersey, Channel Islands UK who believes life's too short to be niche.

Trouble House

I have been to the new look Trouble House Café Bar 3 times in the last two months and had exactly the same meal every time! Double Gloucester Cheese Omelette with warm new potatoes and rocket salad. A delicious combination. Well, if hits the spot, why go for anything else? The Trouble House is located …

Trouble House Read More »

Itinerant Blogger

08.00hrs Wake up in Vale do Lobo, The Algarve. 23C. Have coffee. Feel great! Write 500 words. Should be doing this every morning. 10.30hrs Packed and ready to take hire car to the airport. Temperature on the up. Now 25C. I don’t want to leave this temperature behind. Mood not good. 13.30hrs Airborne and heading …

Itinerant Blogger Read More »

Vale do Lobo

Here until Friday morning. Flitting from the apartment to Xenia’s Pool Bar http://www.restaurantxenia.com/ To Temperus Beach Bar, Praia do Trafal http://www.simply-algarve.com/companies/365/21/Temperus-Beach-Restaurant To The Vale do Lobo Tennis Academy http://valedolobo.com/en/vale-do-lobo/facilities-services/resort-facilities/vale-do-lobo-tennis-academy/ It’s a tough old life, looking at skies like this! Cassie is holding the fort at the office and tells me she is writing a book. …

Vale do Lobo Read More »

Movie Update

Having seen Gravity and Pompeii recently and been blown away with the cinematography, but not the plot, my faith in story telling movies has been restored. Saving Mr Banks is the best film I have seen for some time. Tom Hanks as Walt Disney and Emma Thompson as P.L Travers, the author or one of …

Movie Update Read More »

Liberation Day

During the Second World War, the Channel Islands were occupied by the German forces for five years, from 1940 to 1945 which was know as The Occupation. On May 9th 1945, British forces liberated the Channel Islands. Hence the fact that that we will never forget and indeed celebrate this important day in the history …

Liberation Day Read More »

%d bloggers like this: