Category UK Towns & Cities

Sunday Photos – Karl Marx’s Tomb & Highgate Cemetery, London

“Workers of all lands unite”, is the proclamation on the headstone of the renowned Prussian (modern Germany) philosopher, economist, historian, sociologist, political theorist, journalist, author and socialist revolutionary Karl Marx (1818-1883). That’s quite a CV and indeed Marx is credited with being one of the most influential people in history, his ideas and ideals forming […]

Sunday Photo – Castle Combe, Wiltshire, UK

Wordless Wednesday, River Thames, Sonning, Berkshire

Caledonian Sleeper

Having travelled on a fair few overnight train journeys overseas, I thought it about time I did one in the UK. With little interest in Paddington – Penzance, it was the opportunity to do London to Edinburgh that won my vote. So what did I think? Platform 3 London Euston I paid £185 for a […]

Sunday Photo – Clifton Suspension Bridge, Bristol

Friday Photo – Bambi in the Meadow

This a shot that my Greek friend Theo took as we were out walking my dog in Coulsdon, Surrey.

Wordless Wednesday – Flatford, Suffolk (Site of Constable’s ‘The Haywain’)

Sunday Photo – River Stour, Sudbury, Suffolk

The Holland Express

My thoughts on the new Eurostar service to The Netherlands.

Wilbur’s Travels Meets Harry Potter World

Despite being north of fifty years-old, my favourite ever book series is J K Rowling’s wizarding tales of good versus evil. Over recent years my muggle travels have coincided with some magical locations, so I have decided to collect my Potter themed posts together onto a dedicated page that can be accessed via this link. […]