Making Great Coffee at Home

Jura Capresso Coffee Maker

This is a followup blog post to a post from our 2007 trip to Switzerland – The Coffee in Switzerland is Great! Steve and I love coffee. I drink 2 – 3 cups a day and I want them to be perfect. At home we have Jura Capresso Impressa E8, an older model similar to the Jura Capresso F50, and we love it. It was expensive, around $800. You put water into one side of … Continue reading Making Great Coffee at Home

Two Churches on the River Windrush

Mitford graves at Swinbrook, England

The March photo on the Slow Europe Home Page, taken last summer in the Cotswolds (England), is a Norman doorway in the church in Windrush. The day I took that photo, we visited two villages with exceptional churches – Swinbrook and Windrush. Swinbrook Swinbrook, a small village on the River Windrush east of Burford, was made famous by the Mitford sisters who grew up in nearby Asthall in the early part of the 20th century … Continue reading Two Churches on the River Windrush