The Yank & The Limey Podcast

Acclaimed British author Laura Lockington and American artist and sommelier Kristy Brooks discuss their weekly wine and literature picks, and marvel at the sometimes clashing viewpoints of their respective cultures. From Laura's kitchen in the small village of Artá, Mallorca they include tidbits, stories and other whimsical whatnots.

A Vineyard in Paradise- Conde de SUYROT

Late June 2020 I finally got to visit the bodega and vineyard Conde de Suyrot, nestled between the Massís d’Artà and the Mediterranean Sea. My visit, initially planned on March 17th - the very same day that the Spanish Government declared a nationwide lockdown because of the Covid-19 pandemic- was inevitably postponed. But very much... Continue Reading →

Balearic-inspired Posters- Original art and Black & White photos- Now available online…

If you are a lover of mediterranean inspired original artwork and black & white photography that is both affordable and printed on recycled paper, have a look here. The photos you'll find here have an old world nostalgic feel that inspire comfort and evoke the sense of happiness and gratitude for simplicity. Kristy's artwork has... Continue Reading →

How to make you holiday more eco-friendly. Help us keep Mallorca clean. Please!

I love the word 'eco-tourism'.   It combines both two concepts I very much love, travel and love of the Earth.  And don't they go hand in hand? We love to travel because we love to see more of the earth we love.  The Earth is beautiful because of all it different eco-systems and thanks... Continue Reading →

Where to Eat in Artá, Mallorca

Hi everyone!  I've decided to list my preferred and recommended  restaurants in Artá because people are always asking.   We are really lucky here in Mallorca to have an abundance and variety of good fresh veggies all year round, not to mention an array of  local meats and cheeses, and fresh local fish. Now, there... Continue Reading →

Films Without Borders -Berlin

Last September I was very lucky to have been invited to the Films Without Borders festival in Berlin.  Actually, the festival is located it a charming lakeside village called Bad Saarow, well outside of the metropolis.  Berlin, from what I understand, is a sort of a Mecca for film festivals, and although this one is... Continue Reading →

Pop-Up Dinner Concert Artá, June 8th and 9th! Save the Date!

Now this is whimsical indeed! Hosted by Laura Lockington and myself, we are delighted to announce that Chef Kanthi Thamma of The Spice Circuit is coming to Artá to do a pop-up gourmet, Southern Indian, 6-course dinner right here in my own garden! While he is in the kitchen performing his magic, I will be... Continue Reading →

Finca Biniagual, 2016 Rosé review. Finca Biniagual, 2016 reseña de Rosé.

(Desplácese mas abajo para la versión en Castellano) This is a remarkable Rosé! I have decided that I will only post wine reviews for wines that I like and would honestly recommend. For 2 reasons, the first and most important being that I like to say positive things and I was taught that if you... Continue Reading →

Pajitas de papel para Mallorca 2018!

Atención Restaurantes y bares en Mallorca! ¡Esta temporada turística ha comenzado y este año intentemos hacer las cosas de manera diferente! Más amable con el medio ambiente, por ejemplo! Hace poco tuve una conversación con el dueño de un restaurante en Santa Catalina sobre su problema con la paja de plástico. Sí, es una problema.... Continue Reading →

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