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 …
The Bake House – Church Stretton, Shropshire
Church Stretton has a new kid on the block, The Bake House Cafe, and it is not just open for coffee and cake, but you can get a glass of fine wine or a locally brewed pint into the evening! It sits on the corner of High Street next to the Square and has a …
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.
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.