Travel

Bruce Springsteen in Barcelona, spring 2016: a weekend with my dad

It’s a muggy Saturday night in Barcelona. There are 64,000 Catalonians crammed into Camp Nou. On the stage is Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, belting their way through the first song of the night: Badlands. And next to me? My dad. Grinning. BEAMING. Jumping like a kid high on sweets. He wasn’t supposed…
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Burgers

James McAvoy, burgers and Bruce Springsteen

Why read my words about burgers when you can read James McAvoy’s words about burgers? I interviewed McAvoy about his role as Professor X in the latest X-Men film (link to the feature below). After some obligatory film chat I asked him about his favourite burger in London, natch. His response was… colourful: “I love…
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Burgers

The burger at the Outpost pub, Lake Louise, Canada

Lake Louise, Canada, is one of those one-horse town kinda places. Except calling it a town is quite generous – the ‘town’ consists of a car park with a post office (closed), supermarket (tiny) and a pub (more on the pub later). That’s not a town, it’s not even a village. It’s just a car…
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Burgers

Four of the best burgers in Puerto Rico – yum time

I have burgered! I have blogged!  For the last two weeks I’ve been sunning it in Puerto Rico. Why? Because I’m not sure about Christmas. Now that Santa’s not bringing me toys Xmas just makes me feel claustrophobic. It makes me feel lethargic. It makes me feel like I don’t know what day it is,…
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Burgers

Review: Burger at La Cayejera food truck, Seville, Spain

Seville is famous for oranges, not burgers. Like that’s going to stop me! While my group (it was a work trip) were herded around a shawl museum (yes – a museum of shawls – this is flamenco territory), I escaped to try a burger at the city’s first food truck, La Cayejera. Here it is….
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