A holiday on the edge – Welsh/English borders

A holiday on the edge – Welsh/English borders

My main holiday this year – the longest one that I go on with my parents in late May/early June this year – is kind of difficult to summarise....

Berlin 2015 – day four (26 March 2015)

Berlin 2015 – day four (26 March 2015)

It was raining this morning so I decided to check out the German Museum of Technology. I thought they may have the odd camera or projector but I was absolutely...

Berlin 2015 – day three (25 March 2015)

Berlin 2015 – day three (25 March 2015)

Today’s plan was to cover the western extents of the city centre so I got the U-Bahn to the furthest west place of interest. This was Schloss Charlottenburg,...

Berlin 2015 – day one and two (23-24...

Berlin 2015 – day one and two (23-24 March 2015)

Day one – Monday 23 March 2015 I flew out from Gatwick at 12:20 pm after taking the train from Southampton to Gatwick, via Horsham. I didn’t...

Norfolk 2013

Norfolk 2013

Saturday 1 June 2013 Our holiday started on Saturday 1 June 2013 and our first stop en-route was one of our regular watering holes at Oxford North services...

Southampton pub survey – week seven

Southampton pub survey – week seven

Friday 10 May 2013 Week 7 kicked off on a rainy night in Bevois Valley. Apart from the Dorchester, this was my first foray into this very fertile field...

Southampton pub survey – week six

Southampton pub survey – week six

Friday 3 May 2013 Week six got off to a slow start. After some deliberation about which direction to head, I thought I’d go South and tackle the...

Southampton pub survey – week five

Southampton pub survey – week five

I can’t believe we’re into the fifth week already! I have visited over 30 pubs in the last month and that is good progress. To those who ask...

Southampton pub survey – week four

Southampton pub survey – week four

Week four started on Friday 19 April 2013 with another visit to the Bedford Place area. First up was Bedford’s, which was a lot better than I thought....

Southampton pub survey – week three

Southampton pub survey – week three

Friday night’s  mission was a short one and took in what used to be the Red Lion in Bedford Place (no 11). It is no longer red and just ‘The...