Category UK Towns & Cities

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. […]

Bridges of Europe – Part Three, UK.

“It takes both sides to build a bridge.” Bath – Pulteney Bridge I mentioned that one of the two bridges in Europe that have shops on them is the Ponte Vecchio in Florence. Well you guessed it, the second is the one in the beautiful Roman city of Bath, now renowned also for its Georgian […]

The Jacobite

Edinburgh Hogmanay 2018

Happy New Year! Last night I visited Edinburgh Hogmanay to see in the New Year. Click on FIREWORKS to see the display.

A Harry Potter Year

I admit it, I am potty about Potter! This year has seen me indulge in more Potter than is normal for somebody in their fifties. It started with a February trip to Edinburgh, when I dragged Mrs Wilbur to Elephant House Cafe, the proclaimed birthplace of HP himself courtesy of the then single mum Joanne […]