Clovelly

Clovelly – Devon’s prettiest village?

Clovelly is a strong contender for the title of Devon’s prettiest village. Locked in a time warp, its charming cobbled streets, whitewashed cottages and picturesque harbour have changed little since the 1800s. The village was once a bustling fishing port but today it’s a sleepy backwater, a honey pot for tourists escaping the hustle […]

Stonehenge

Stonehenge: Ancient stones and selfie sticks

‘Selfie sticks’ are the must-have gadget this summer at Stonehenge, one of Britain’s most popular World Heritage sites. Once upon a time the coach parties flooded into Stonehenge to marvel at the ancient stones and archaeology. Today the craze for capturing yourself on camera seems to have overtaken old-fashioned sightseeing […]

Tony with boat

Swallow Boats Rally at Ullswater

Ullswater is often described as England’s most beautiful lake and it’s hard to disagree with its top billing. Not only does it boast stunning scenery with a mix of mountains, woodland and water, there are plenty of hiking trails and scenic walks for hardened ramblers and leisure walkers alike. But by far the best way of […]

Figure 8 mural in LA

Portland – Elliott Smith’s music city

Portland in Oregon is a city that always makes me think of my favourite American singer songwriter, Elliott Smith, who spent his formative years there after moving from Texas as a teenager. It’s strange how the atmosphere of the city soaks into Smith’s music. The new documentary film, ‘Heaven Adores […]

Kittiwake on Farnes

Bird bonanza on the Farne Islands

It’s bird bonanza time on the Farne Islands as migrating birds flock onto the islands for the summer season. This makes the Farnes one of my top summer holiday trips. For our feathered friends, this is more than a bird vacation. They are here for romance and – let’s be […]

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