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I am a writer and a traveller. My travels take me to all parts of the world, but my current favourite destinations are Italy, Spain and North America. My website focuses on "the interesting and the unusual", with a particular emphasis upon history, culture and countryside.

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Exploring Medieval Bath WorldWideWriter 2d

What happened in the city of Bath during the Middle Ages, and where can you see evidence of…

United Kingdom #city #history #sightseeing

Old Sarum, Wiltshire: the Original City of Salisbury WorldWideWriter 9d

Old Sarum, in Wiltshire, was the original town of Salisbury. Visit to explore the ramparts and the…

United Kingdom #history #sightseeing

Visit Glastonbury: History, Myths and Legends WorldWideWriter 16d

Visit Glastonbury for its ancient abbey, mysterious Tor and sacred wells. And learn the connection…

United Kingdom #city #history #sightseeing

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App Review: Statuefindr London WorldWideWriter 23d

StatueFindr London is a new app for IOS or Android. It locates and describes 400 statues and…

United Kingdom #art #city #sightseeing

Walking the Thames Path, From the Source to Greenwich WorldWideWriter 30d

The highs and lows of walking the Thames Path, a long distance trail following the River Thames…

United Kingdom #city #hiking #riverlake #sightseeing

Best Day Trips From Bath WorldWideWriter 37d

Some of the best day trips from Bath, including historic towns, houses and gardens, prehistoric…

United Kingdom #sightseeing

Films and Photography at Lacock, Wiltshire WorldWideWriter 45d

Lacock in Wiltshire is a perfectly preserved village much in demand for film and TV productions. It…

United Kingdom #sightseeing

The Museums and Gardens of Castle Cornet, Guernsey WorldWideWriter 51d

Castle Cornet, in St Peter Port, Guernsey, is an imposing medieval castle with sea views and a…

Guernsey #building #history #museum

Books to Read Before You Visit the Channel Islands WorldWideWriter 58d

A selection of books to read before you visit the Channel Islands, including guidebooks, history,…

Guernsey

How Will Coronavirus Change Our Travel Habits? WorldWideWriter 65d

The coronavirus lockdown has forced us to stay at home for now. But how will it affect our future…

Walking the Guernsey Coastal Path WorldWideWriter 72d

Walking the Guernsey Coastal Path is an excellent way to enjoy the island's coastal scenery and to…

Guernsey #hiking #island #sightseeing

The Megalithic Sites of Guernsey, Channel Islands WorldWideWriter 80d

Exploring the passage graves and other megalithic sites of Guernsey. The island is full of burial…

Guernsey #history #sightseeing

Books to Read Before You Visit London WorldWideWriter 86d

Whether your preference is for history, memoirs or fiction, there is a wide choice of books to read…

United Kingdom

The Unesco World Heritage of Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire WorldWideWriter 93d

Blenheim Palace is the birthplace of Winston Churchill and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Enjoy the…

United Kingdom #family #park #sightseeing

Exploring Roman Colchester, the Oldest City in England WorldWideWriter 102d

Roman Colchester, or Camulodunum as it was known, was the earliest recorded English town. Parts of…

United Kingdom #city #history #sightseeing

Six Ways to Travel Without Leaving Home WorldWideWriter 114d

Travel without leaving home - six ways to indulge in a bit of virtual tourism, from online tours to…

#tip

Book Review: Writers’ London by Carrie Kania and Alan Oliver WorldWideWriter 121d

Writers' London is a new book that takes the reader on an exploration of literary London and the…

United Kingdom #city #sightseeing

What to See and Do in Bahrain WorldWideWriter 128d

There are lots of things to see and do in Bahrain, making it an ideal stopover when travelling…

Bahrain #sightseeing #tip

The Dilmun Civilisation: Archaeological Sites of Bahrain WorldWideWriter 135d

The Dilmun civilisation flourished in Bahrain more than 4,000 years ago. The island's archaological…

Bahrain #history #sightseeing