Visiting towns, cities and villages all over the UK and Europe. May include further afield too!
What Are Bus Services Like Where You Live?
Public Transport is often on the news these days and not everyone has good access to many forms of it!
By Jan Rosser | 12 Feb 2020
The Joy of Buses
I have written several pieces about the Joy of Buses.
By Carol Hedges | 22 Jan 2020
Reviewing Some Local Playgrounds - Why Are They Almost Always Empty?
It is mid January and the weather is very mixed.
By Jan Rosser | 16 Jan 2020
When I mentioned a holiday in Romania, I faced incredulity and dark mutterings of “has she lost it?”
By Serena Fairfax | 30 Nov 2019
Reviewing My Trip To Ypres To Visit The Menin Gate
I have wanted to visit The Menin Gate in Ypres- now known as Ieper for several years and we at last managed it earlier last month.
By Sheila Holley | 10 Nov 2019
Reviewing My September Visit To Guernsey
Many years ago, I remember being captivated when watching a video (remember those?) about Guernsey.
By Anne Harvey | 13 Oct 2019
Kiev to Odessa — Sailing Down The Dnieper River
Known to the ancient Greeks as Borysthenes, the Dnieper, flowing through Belarus and Ukraine to the Black Sea, was once part of the Amber Road
By Serena Fairfax | 18 Sep 2019
My Review Of Osborne House On The Isle Of Wight
Our summer holiday at the Isle of Wight was completed with a day at Osborne House.
By Beverley Ann Hopper | 18 Aug 2019
My Review Of Trelissick Gardens, National Trust, Cornwall
While on holiday in Cornwall on a short break, we once again visited Trelissick Gardens which is owned by the National Trust.
By Rosemary Ann Smith | 17 May 2019
A Tale Of Two Cities — Amritsar And Lucknow In India
AMRITSAR lies in the fertile Punjab — the land of the five rivers — and is synonymous with The Golden Temple, the holiest gurdwara (place of worship) in the Sikh religion and an important pilgrimage site.
By Serena Fairfax | 20 Apr 2019
My Fantastic Month Meeting All These Wonderful People!
In March 2019, I was delighted to meet up with four special people and have my photo taken with each person
By Beverley Ann Hopper | 24 Mar 2019
Spending A Few Days Away In Somerset
I have recently been to Minehead in Somerset for a few days as a birthday treat. Lots of photos were taken, so do take a look!
By Jan Rosser | 10 Mar 2019
Reviewing My Memories Of More Mobility and Manhattan
Last time I blogged about my time in the United States was about my very early days there and the Cuban Missile Crisis. Time to bring it more up to date, I think.
By Anne Harvey | 20 Jan 2019
Wild And Wonderful Northumberland
Just over a week ago, we returned from a week’s holiday in Northumberland, our fourth holiday there in the space of the last decade.
By Anne Harvey | 27 Sep 2018
Public Loos In The UK - Are They Up To The Standard You Should Expect And Can You Nominate One For An Award?
You are out shopping, on a day trip, travelling on Public transport, at an airport, a station, a service station etc etc and you need the loo.
By Jan Rosser | 09 Aug 2018
Albania — Land Of The Double Headed Eagle
Thirty-three years after the death of its austere leader, Enver Hoxha, this small country in the southwest of the Balkan Peninsula is rapidly unbinding its isolated and stormy past.
By Serena Fairfax | 08 Aug 2018
Rowlestone Court - A Great Place To Visit In The Welsh Black Mountains
If you live in or near to the Welsh Black Mountains and are looking for an unusual day out in beautiful countryside, do go and visit Rowlestone!
By Jan Rosser | 30 Jul 2018
The Old Weaving Districts Of Saltaire And Lyon
This article is written by Helena Fairfax. I was delighted to meet Helena at the RNA Conference in Horsforth.
By Jan Rosser | 20 Jul 2018
The Final Reckoning is an atmospheric, twisty thriller set in the peaceful (or maybe not so peaceful) Herefordshire countryside.
When Lindsay Ellis was a teenager, he stumbled across the dead body of her boyfriend Simon’s father, who had been battered to death.
Someone in the village knows who murdered Simon's father, and why.
Does the actual killer suspect Lindsay also knows the identity of the murderer, and is Lindsay now in great danger, too?
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Two young friends go to war, but only one makes it home. Why is he not welcomed?
In modern-day Exeter, Ros discovers what happened,
but in doing so reveals long-held family secrets.
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