Tag Archives: 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 […]
I have always been a great fan of Fullers, they brew mighty fine beer from their Chiswick brewery (London Pride, ESB etc.) and have some special pubs too. My ‘local’, The Spread Eagle in Croydon has turned their intimate upstairs room into a comedy club and cinema (free large screen classic, free popcorn and a […]
Edinburgh is a fabulous city to visit anytime of the year, but August is extra special. This is when the Scottish capital grows a comedy extension to further embellish its already huge popularity. I first visited the Fringe in the late ’90s and laughed out load to the likes of Johnny Vegas, Milton Jones Richard […]
I visited beautiful Ashford Forest in East Sussex today with Mrs Wilbur & Oli. The forest is best known as the setting that inspired the Winnie the Pooh books. We saved Pooh’s best known haunts for another day, but had a lovely stroll in another part of the forest with gorgeous views over the valley […]
OK I admit it. I have cheated. Having only ever been to Guangzhou in China and never having yet ventured to Mexico I was really scuppered in my pursuit of a place I have been to beginning with X. I therefore give you Exeter, which at least sounds like it begins with X. Exeter is […]
Upon returning from Spain, we had another bird experience on top of all the storks we had seen in Segovia. Stood in our back garden devouring a pigeon was this sparrowhawk……….
This is a picture that I took in the Caribbean, sorry I mean the Pembrokeshire Coast in Wales. It may not have been quite so warm at Whitesands Beach, but it certainly was picturesque.
Despite visiting nearby Reigate in Surrey on countless occasions, I never realised that British ballet legend Dame Margot Fonteyn was born there, nor that they had a statue commemorating the fact. I must learn to become more observant!