The carriages hauled by the historic steam locomotive, ‘The Earl’, left the station, the chugging sound gradually increasing, which can only be described as a child making a woo-woo sound, and let’s admit it, most adults do that too. The station master blows his whistle, and a cloud of steam appears. I’m on one of …
Photo-essay – Frontier Services – The Pilbara Northwestern Australia.
“Frontier Services – standing with people in the bush’.
Blakeman’s Cafe in Church Stretton
Blakeman’s cafe is cosy and rustic but airy due to the high ceiling and window letting in lots of light. But if you prefer a darker, more intimate corner, you’ll find a comfy sofa and an open fireplace at the back of the cafe. Fantastic art for sale from local artists fills the walls, and …
England to Australia and back…
The beautiful Shropshire Hills.
A remote Tour of Prague (sightseeing from the sofa)
The mediaeval clock tower is located on the southern side of the Old Town Hall Tower. You can’t miss it. The oldest clock in the world of its kind. It’s memorising, and time just drifts by as you stand and stare.
Nerja is situated at the Eastern tip of the Costa del Sol in the province of Malaga. Walk past the English run restaurants and bars. Instead, slip up the side streets and find authentic Spanish foods.
The Chai Shop
It was a door I’d wanted to pop my head around for a while, so I did just that on my recent visit to Bishops Castle. Tahira looked up from her cooking pot and towards me standing in the doorway and said, come in and have a seat; we are just discussing art. Well, how …
A little bit about Bali
Bali is a Provence of Indonesia. Skip the hustle and bustle of tourism on the coast and stay inland. Head to Ubud, the centre for traditional crafts and dance. Rice paddies on your doorstep, dotted with Hindu temples and shrines.
First blog sat in my favourite cafe in Church Stretton,
Here I go again, making promises to myself that I might not keep, but I will make a considerable effort to keep this promise. I’m always writing, in notebooks, tapping on the computer, I have scraps of papers pinned everywhere with lists, ideas, quick notes, things people have said and done. I have articles published. …