When we were in Whitstable Cowie and I had a great time exploring the market on the harbour. Having guzzled some oysters and studied the Crab and Winkles' menu for that evening we were in desperate need of a coffee.
We stumbled across a bloke selling organic, freshly ground coffee next to his VW camper van with an array of up to date newspapers and magazines scatterd across the parcel shelf.
Cowie had a super fair trade tea whilst I polished off two double espresssos whilst lounging around in the back of a camper van. This was bliss. Out of the wind drinking delicious coffee and reading all the good bits of the paper. This is the quintessential experience of what drinking tea or coffee should be... literally transporting you away from the drudgery of everyday life to a life more charming... a better place.
We still love to go on trips around the UK, staying in BnBs or camping in search of a good meal or two - hence, Around Britain with a Paunch. Quite often the trips have been prompted by Diana Henry's Gastro Pub Cookbook. Here's where we've been to: