Laurence Andrews

Last of the Summer Gin, Madrid, Spain

There’s lots of excitement in our family recently, my sister, Esme and her partner, Lomas are engaged and due to marry in the summer of next year. Victoria and I are incredibly happy for them, we cannot wait for what we are certain will be a very beautiful wedding and happy occasion. Living not too far from each other we are lucky in that we are... Read more

So long, Oysters

This is a first, for me. I consider myself very lucky in that I don’t have any allergies to foods, medicines or anything else - at least, that I’m aware of. It does seem, however, that I have developed a problem with Oysters. I had hoped that recent post consumption effects were just coincidental or even very bad luck, but three identical instan... Read more

Sidemount Diving

My dive count is currently at forty-six, I’m certainly still a beginner when it comes to diving and I feel the need to constantly remind myself of that. The feeling when on a dive is like nothing else I’ve experienced; for the duration of a dive you’re immersed in something immensely dangerous, with equipment that requires a great deal of skill ... Read more

Ascot Property Raceday

Never took myself as somebody who would enjoy horse racing, not particularly sure why, just had never been something I was appealed to. Every year, Cushman & Wakefield sponsor the Ascot Property Race Day, an event targeted at bringing together real estate professionals and providing some down time for employees. I have skipped on the offer... Read more

Scuba Diving - Vobster Quay

Janine and Tony from Southern Scuba offered me the opportunity to come along to Vobster Quay last weekend. Vobster is a fresh water inland limestone quarry in Somerset, about a three hour drive from home. A perfect chance to get into the water and start diving after the Christmas. This was my first time I had been to Vobster and I was very im... Read more