The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou – Marvelous Maritime Movie

This eye catching headline does not do justice to the depth (pun intended) of wonder and awe which this film inspires in me. I think this is a tremendously accomplished film in terms of visual impact and power of plot. At the end, one feels compelled to love each of...

Mauritshuis – National Portrait Gallery, The Hague, Netherlands

The Hague is the capital of the province of South Holland, the seat of government of the Netherlands and hosts the International Court of Justice, one of the most important courts in the world. Being a fledgling in the legal industry, you can imagine my excitement at...

C.J. Fish, Country Joe & The Fish – AOTM November 2019

AOTM has been especially difficult for me this month. As you know I listen to at least one new album a day. This practice has grown to include one classical album also. Originally, this coveted title was set to go to The Eagles' masterwork One of These Nights. Then it...

The Old Spot Inn, Wonderful Post-Walk Lunch – Dursley

I've become a big fan of the Walking Englishman blog. The way that Mike writes is both entertaining and informative as well as providing some really stellar walks. It is after one of these walks that we discovered the Old Spot Inn. For this post, I shall focus on the...

The Sandwich Specialist – Breathtaking Bap, Bolton

This week I had the opportunity to go to Bolton for reasons I am not at liberty to discuss unless you ask me nicely. I was advised to visit a very special sandwich place a few miles from my destination. You'll be aware that I am not one to settle for a sub-standard...

Museum Prisnenhof – Enlightening Exhibition, Delft, Netherlands

All right, let's talk about the Prinsenhof. This translates as 'Court of the Prince'. It was built in the Middle Ages originally intended to be a monastery. Later it served as the home of William the Silent, a prominent figure in Dutch Politics. William of Orange, as...

Stads-Koffyhuis – Outstanding Lunch, Delft, Holland

After being inspired by the Pieter de Hooch exhibition at the Prisenhof museum, the gang and I took lunch at Stads Koffyhuis (which is as fun to pronounce as it is to write). This place is situated on one of Delft's more picturesque canals. We were granted the finest...

Burger Bar – Feel Good Food, Central Amsterdam

Not being on social media has its advantages. For one thing, your parents have no idea where you are at any time. This means you can go abroad at a moment's notice and eat nice things. One such thing I consumed was a great big burger. Burger Bar was a pseudo saving...

The Twisted Barrel – Top Ale Brewery & Tap House, Fargo Village, Coventry

One doesn't go to Coventry as often as they should. This exceptional city is close to my heart and home to many hidden wonderful. One such gem is Fargo Village. Tucked away in a dangerous part of town, this creative hub hosts some of the most exceptional drinkeries in...

The Merchant House – Marlborough’s Only Museum

There are a lot of cultured people living in Marlborough. Half of them can even spell the name of their home town. But this culture, this vast knowledge of art and which regional wine is most delectable with their Waitrose Essential Slab Of Expensive Meat, this...

Hello and welcome to CEDRIC SUGGESTS, specially designed for those of us who are partial to a slice or three of The Culinary Arts…

But Nota Bene Dear Reader: this blog is NOT limited to my recipe and restaurant ramblings alone! I shall also take it upon myself to decribe my various other encounters and experiences in this wonderful world we all share. Expect recommendations of excellent service received, for example, and lively discussions on a variety of exhilerating sublects like as Fashion, Art, Education, Religion and Fitness my word. Not forgetting my regular Favourite Albums of the Month / Year feature. Are you ready? Then enter Freunde, Étranger, Stranger…

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C.J. Fish, Country Joe & The Fish – AOTM November 2019

AOTM has been especially difficult for me this month. As you know I listen to at least one new album a day. This practice has grown to include one classical album also. Originally, this coveted title was set to go to The Eagles' masterwork One of These Nights. Then it...

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