Menorca, Spain

See some views of Cala Galdana, and it looks like the worst of Brits in Spain: packed beach, towering hotels, Irish pubs. Look selectively, and it’s still a wonderful, natural bay. The view from our rented apartment (above) edited out the architectural blunders, leaving us the sea, pine trees and boats in the bay. There […]


The family holiday to Menorca was thrown into doubt by daughter number two breaking her arm the week before we were due to fly out, but after an hour spent at check-in while the airline made its mind up about whether it would let her fly with her arm in plaster, we were away to […]