Author Archives: Tales of Andy

About Tales of Andy

My name is Andrew and I am journalist living in London. I am passionate about my work but still find time for my friends and family who mean everything to me. I am always smiling, always happy and really want this to shine through in my blog.

Ciao Milano

Several years ago I spent a weekend in Milan with some friends. But it was so long ago I could hardly remember what the city was like. It was great to be back there the weekend before last to do … Continue reading

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A Knockout Blow

It’s funny how a few drinks and a slip of the tongue can remind you of something you were trying to forget. It was last Friday after several drinks when my friend Naomi made it clear she knew about something … Continue reading

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A Stag with a Difference

The build-up began on November 22 2010 when I received an e-mail from a certain Mr Adam Diamant regarding a stag for Miss Gemma Eisen. The prospect of a stag for Gemma not only made me smile―after all it is … Continue reading

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My trip to the Holy Land

What a great start to the year. Five days in Israel seeing some of my best friends; good food; half decent weather; great company. What more could I ask? In January 2010 I was one of the best men at … Continue reading

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2010: A Year in Review

As I sit here still feeling the effects of some overzealous celebrations on New Year’s Eve― why I decided to mix my drinks is beyond me― I thought it was the right time to reflect on my personal highlights of … Continue reading

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Christmas, Chanukah or both?

I may be Jewish, celebrate certain Jewish holidays and have been educated at Jewish schools, but does this mean I shouldn’t celebrate and enjoy Christmas? The Jewish festival of lights (Chanukah) usually starts and finishes just before Christmas and I … Continue reading

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Amanda Knox and Rafaelle Sollecito: Guilty as Charged?

At present a large chunk of my life is dedicated to the wonderful world of travel-retail and duty-free. But away from work I have always been interested in crime and am often gripped by cases such as the one involving … Continue reading

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