Monthly Archives: November 2011

ABANDONED 66

Get your kicks on Route 66… The ultimate American highway that became a legend is all but gone now, swept aside by the interstate system. My earliest memories of travelling cross-country are inextricably connected with it. As a child, I travelled … Continue reading

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GONE-BUT-NOT-FORGOTTEN : EATERIES

For most inveterate travellers born after 1945, the road is a potent symbol of freedom and adventure. Stretching out towards the  unknown, it presents a moveable and moving feast of sights and sounds, tastes and smells. At times, the places I’ve … Continue reading

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GRAFTON’S FAMOUS SWEET PEPPER RELISH

Grafton is probably the best-kept secret in America – a little town tucked away in the mountains of West Virginia that time forgot. The most famous unknown place in the Union. Birthplace of Mother’s Day and Charles S Marshall – paternal … Continue reading

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