Category UK Towns & Cities

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Monday Morning Blues – Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

It’s hard to believe that this photo is from the UK. I hope it helps to beat any Monday morning blues, even though it’s officially a bank holiday here.

Pembrokeshire Coast, Wales

Sunday Photos – Pembrokeshire, Wales

Unfortunately Wales is out of bounds for the rest of the UK at the moment. Here are a few photos from a trip we made in 2012 to remind us of what the non-Welsh amongst us are missing.  

International Jazz Day – Love Supreme

Maybe it’s an age thing but my favourite music genre nowadays is jazz. One of my year highlights is attending the Love Supreme Jazz Festival in Sussex, sadly postponed this year. Here are a few pics from the 2018 event.

Monday Morning Blues – Farthing Downs, UK

Another extremely local photo again this week as we stay confined to barracks. This one from a walk in my nearby woods featuring bluebells. Join us over on Twitter @wilburstravels for more blue themed photos that aim to disperse the Monday morning blues.

Sunday Photo – Sheikh’s Pier, Eastbourne

Eastbourne pier was completed in 1872 but has suffered several fires during its history. The latest fire was as recent as 2014, this time destroying the large arcade and saloons in the midway. Sheikh Abid Gulzar a local hotelier, brought the pier in November 2015 and has since renovated it, with works continuing.

Monday Morning Blues – St James Park, Exeter

My latest photo comes from this weekend’s football match between Exeter City and Walsall. I love coming ‘home’ to Devon to watch my local football club in the wonderful city of Exeter. For the record, the game ended in a thrilling 3-3 draw, with Exeter coming back from three goals down. Come on the Grecians!

Friday Photo – English Cricket, Southampton

A quintessentially English pastime is to watch cricket, hopefully on a lovely Summer’s day. This week I travelled to the Ageas Bowl in Southampton to watch the Hampshire v Somerset county championship match. The sun shone and wickets fell in regular fashion – I saw 16 fall in the day. South African Kyle Abbott took […]

Edinburgh Fringe Visit 2019

So my third successive stint at the Fringe has come to an end and as ever I thoroughly enjoyed my visit. This time it was for just two days, but I was very well entertained for the duration. First up on the culture trip was a chap called John Osbourne over at the Voodoo Rooms […]

Monday Morning Blues – Oliver Postgate’s Blue Plaque, Broadstairs, UK

This Monday morning I am not feeling blue at all because I am at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival for a couple of days. Today’s photo commemorates Britain’s favourite children’s entertainer of the ’70s. Oliver Postgate wrote, produced and narrated all time classic children’s programmes such as Ivor the Engine, Noggin the Nog, Pogle’s Wood, Bagpuss […]

12 of the best themed afternoon teas in London

I had one of the most colourful emails that I have ever received just now from SquareMeal. I liked it so much that I have decided to share it here on Wilbur’s Travels…… From children’s stories to rock legends, here’s our pick of the best themed afternoon teas in London Written By Deborah Reda We love afternoon […]