Over the next few weeks, allmediascotland.com is to publish, each weekday, extracts from the memoirs of Scottish war correspondent, Paul Harris. ‘More Thrills than Skills: A Half-life in Journalism’, is being scheduled for publication next year.
But the place to stay for the visitor to Sri Lanka with a penchant for the delightfully archaic is the 122 year-old Hill Club at Nuwara Eliya, in the centre of the island’s tea growing area. High in the hills, it is cool and the weather frequently dismal.
A bit like Scotland, really. The building itself is a cross between a Tudor castle and a Cotswold manor. Here, for around