Category UK Towns & Cities

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 […]

Wordless Wednesday – Margate, UK

Sunday Photo – Greek Orthodox Holy Friday Procession, London

Today is Easter Sunday in the Eastern Orthodox Church and here is a photo that I took on the Holy Friday in Crystal Palace, London. Father George of the St Constantine & St Helen Church leads the congregation through the streets around the church as Christ’s Epitaph bedecked in fresh flowers is carried by worshippers. […]

Monday Morning Blues – West Pier, Brighton, UK

Sunday Photo – The Black Lion, Nantwich

Yesterday I visited the pleasant Cheshire town of Nantwich with its crooked Tudor buildings.

Sunday Photo – Tower Bridge, London

Photos taken yesterday from inside the Tower of London.

Olivia’s Travels

This is a very painful post for me. Very recently we lost our best friend in the whole world – Olivia, our 11 year-old poodle. Some people may not fully understand this statement, but many more will. In either case, we had some fabulous travels with our Oli and have 11 years of truly fabulous […]