The Wandering Dropout

After trying really hard to find something useful to be good at, it looks like my calling in life is to travel and eat


October 2015

A divine roast from Pedro’s House of Lamb

We finally decided to try out Pedro’s – lured in by the great rating on tripadvisor and a lazy Sunday-evening feeling that stretched to wanting a roast, but not being bothered to cook it – and we definitely weren’t let down. Continue reading “A divine roast from Pedro’s House of Lamb”


Hot toddies on a balmy evening

We had a couple of delicious, throat-soothing hot toddies sat outside The Last Word on the gorgeous New Regents Street.

Relaxing under the twinkling fairy lights, listening to the chilled soul music and being soothed by the flickering of the candle on our table all made for a perfect night-cap!

Fajita heaven at the Flying Burrito Brothers

I’m no newcomer to Mexican cuisine. While I can’t yet claim to have an ‘authentic’ knowledge of real Mexican food, I’ve eaten and cooked my fair share of enchiladas, tacos, fajitas, guacamole, chilli con carne and the rest of this spicy, flavour-packed cuisine. Continue reading “Fajita heaven at the Flying Burrito Brothers”

Taylor’s Mistake & the Godley Head Track

As soon as I got to Christchurch and told people that I love being by the sea, they were suggesting a visit to Taylor’s Mistake to me. While the reason’s behind the naming of this cove are still contentious, it was pretty clear that I needed to check it out for myself whenever a sunny day next rolled round. Continue reading “Taylor’s Mistake & the Godley Head Track”

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