The Roquefort Files

Travels to the pub and back

February 17th, 2010

Pinchy and me

For Christmas I was given a day at Cook School by Martin Wishart. I didn’t know anything about Martin Wishart, so I looked him up. Turns out he’s a Michelin-starred chef specialising in French cuisine; he has one restaurant in Leith, another at Loch Lomond, and a cookery school down the road from my work. […]

February 6th, 2010

Pictures, or it didn’t happen

(This post comes from the typing-up-loose-ends department.) You may recall that I bought an old Peugeot racing bike in Vancouver with the object of converting it to singlespeed. Well, the path to singlespeed enlightenment does not always run smooth, as I found out to my cost. (I will admit that I did not bear that […]

February 5th, 2010


I am, quite literally, back in the house. Our September road trip is finally documented — exhaustively so, and now with extra free photographs in most entries — and normality has ruled during the four months since then. Many birthdays, for instance, have come and gone. A chronological subset follows: Me Chris Neil Devon Jesus […]