Tag Archive: travel

Where we follow the scallop shells to the field of stars

This weekend my friend Steff and I embark on what we hope will be a grand adventure (that’s certainly how we’ve planned it). We’re off to Spain via France to walk the Camino… Continue reading

Osterley Park and House

During the nice weather in July I spent a sunny Sunday afternoon visiting Osterley Park and House, a National Trust property in West London.  The ornate house is surrounded by manicured gardens and extensive… Continue reading

Northerly wanderings

I visited Newcastle this summer for the first time. Prior to my trip lots of people made variations of the “It’s grim oop north” jokes but Newcastle was surprisingly un-grim and I was… Continue reading

Blue skies in Broadstairs

I visited Broadstairs in late May and looking back this may be one of the very few really sunny, cloudless days we’ve had since Easter. The weather was perfect for a trip to… Continue reading

Bath (the extra bits)

As I mentioned previously, Bath is a lovely place especially for wandering. Here’s a few more pics of the sights at Easter. I saw these lions and a few similarly decorated pigs around town.… Continue reading

Bath (the obvious bits)

Bath was the second half of my Easter adventure. It’s a lovely city with golden stone buildings and oodles of history, especially if you like Romans or Jane Austen. Although the weather was… Continue reading

Giant squid and pirate ships

Just one more glimpse of Bristol before I move on 🙂

Wells Cathedral

On the return trip from Glastonbury I stopped for a wander in Wells. I’d heard it was a lovely town with a beautiful Cathedral. Although I’d already visited a few Cathedrals on this… Continue reading

Paint your cities – part two

Because Bristol has more arty sights than can fit into one post, here are some other public artworks.

Climbing the Tor

My first trip to Glastonbury was many years ago now, part of a English road trip accompanying my grandfather. We wandered the town, visited the Abbey but I didn’t make it to the… Continue reading