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Fanagoria

Fanagoria

It is not entirely easy to pin down this wine, as the label is in Cyrillic apart from the one word Fanagoria. I bought it in an underground shop that sold liqueurs from Estonia, a pantechnicon of vodkas from around the Baltic, fine malt whiskies from Scotland and...

Business lunch in Barcelona

Our lunch was cordoned off from the restaurant at large, and I felt sure we were the envy of the other diners. The table was a perfect square, an immaculate black tablecloth, and a total of eight places with a bottle of Spanish  wine in front of each pair of people...

Stockholm in the autumn

I had got to my meeting on Master Samuelsgatan an hour early, so I went for a bite to eat at a cheap and cheerful restaurant near the church of Santa Clara. The church has a wonderful enormously elongated green spire that made me think of the word...