The life of Lex

Random ramblings on travel, London life, roast ratings etc

“Nothing prosecco can’t fix” Anon   Last week, to celebrate a couple of family birthdays, we went to OXBO Bankside (http://www.oxbobankside.co.uk). Of course we went for the bottomless prosecco option – it would be rude not to when it’s only an additional £12 each… I’d definitely recommend booking as it was fairly busy when we …

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“Gin & Tonic has saved more Englishmen’s lives and minds than all the doctors in the Empire” Winston Churchill   This week, we went to the Punch Tavern on Fleet Street (www.punchtavern.com) for our roast and I have to say we were impressed! It’s a historic site, having been a former gin palace and was …

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“Roast beef, medium, is not only a food. It is a philosophy” Edna Ferber   A traditional Sunday roast has long been one of my favourite meals, probably because I was blessed with a Mum who was a fabulous cook and made us one very week! For over a year, I have been on a …

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“Penicillin cures but wine makes people happy” Alexander Fleming My friend, who has lived in Australia for the last four years, has been back in the UK over the festive period so we thought we’d use one of our catch-ups to get out of London  and do something fun. After much deliberation, we settled on …

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