Taberna do Mercado London

A couple of months ago London was taken by surprise with the news that the renowned Portuguese chef Nuno Mendes would open his own restaurant in the Old Spitalfields Market. The news were taken with great enthusiasm, with many articles about how the Chiltern Firehouse chef was now making his art available to those who could not get a table at Chiltern Firehouse or wanted … Continue reading Taberna do Mercado London

Natural History Museum in London

I still remember the first time I saw a picture of an Archaeopteryx on the Biology school book. I have never been a big dinosaur admirer, although finding them fascinating I have always been drawn to the human body sciences. For some reason, the Archaeopteryx fossil remained engraved on my memory, possibly because it was the first fossil to support Darwin’s theory of evolution or … Continue reading Natural History Museum in London

British Serengeti on my doorstep!

A trip to the Zoo would always send me down a guilt trip – saving animals from ‘certain death’ by ‘sentencing them to life’.  In an idealised world those creatures would be thriving on their unspoiled habitat!  But then again, the majestic human race does not allow such thing. So yes, we still need to sentence some of those animals to life. The good news … Continue reading British Serengeti on my doorstep!