I’ve been a Beatles fan since before anything else, I grew up listening to the poetic verses of the Fab Four since a child and it continued onwards through my teens, and into adulthood. So Liverpool was an obvious choice as a must see destination, it’s so close to my heart. My friend Dan (also… Read More Ticket to Ride
Ahh the English Summertime Some may joke that it doesn’t exist, or there isn’t anywhere to go in Summer however they clearly don’t know anything about Cornwall! Picture white SANDY beaches, surf beaches, fresh clean air and smiling happy tanned faces. This is Cornwall, or more specifically Newquay which was the setting of our week long… Read More The English Summer by the sea – Newquay, Cornwall
I’m on my own! First stop… Manchester, England! I stayed here before Italy as i had an early flight in the morning so rather than get up early and inconvenience my cousin, I thought best to stay overnight. First of all, I caught a train from Leeds to Manchester, that went well. Then I found… Read More O Solo Mio!
When my cousin told me about Downham, a village almost kept in its complete historic state, I was intrigued. How can a town in the 21st century, lived in my 21st century people, be unchanged by 21st century requirements? Well, it can! Any cables, aerials etc must be kept from the front of the house, which… Read More Downham Village – Unchanged simplicity
My mother has told me tales of camping at Bolton Abbey (actually a priory) when she was a child, not something I think you can do anymore however it was the 50’s. She along with her brother, sister and cousin Elizabeth and parents used to drive with a packed car and setup the tents during… Read More Bolton abbey
The other day I visited my first castle! As we drove into the historic village of Skipton I instantly knew I was in for a treat! Little did I know that I would be walking through a castle older than anything I had seen before. Skipton castle was originally built in the 1000’s… what!! It… Read More Sieging a castle
We headed down for a trip to London for a day and night. The excitement was high! It’s London!!! My cousins friend was launching his first book so it was a very special moment. We caught the train from Leeds to kings cross station, speeding through the English country side seeing old farm houses and… Read More London Calling!!