Category Archives: Travel

Boscobel House piece on English Heritage

                  Thanks to English Heritage for picking up my Day Out in Shropshire piece on their Facebook page here. Boscobel House is a great place to visit with a fascinating story….

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A Perfect Day in the Country – Shropshire

A piece I wrote about a perfect day in Shropshire The sun sparkles on the Severn. Rushing waters fetched down from the Welsh mountains shimmer as they twist and turn beneath us. We’re standing on the Ironbridge built in 1779. … Continue reading

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David Jones at Oriel Ynys Mon

In the last blog I mentioned Kyffin Williams. We try to visit Oriel Ynys Mon whenever we can and enjoy his work immensely. But there are other excellent works on show including the wildlife art of Charles Tunnicliffe. Last summer … Continue reading

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Staring at the sea….

Newborough Warren looking over to Lleyn. I’ve written about this place so many times. It’s getting more popular but we went again a few weeks ago and had so much space to enjoy. In the dunes with the scent of … Continue reading

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UFO/Cloud, north Wales

OK, I know (and its form is already changing) but this shows how clouds take on strange shapes and fire the imagination…. This was taken over Snowdonia (from Anglesey) on August 8.

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Painting Penmon Point

We’ve spent a lot of time on Anglesey and on a recent return to Penmon I saw a man in the distance who appeared to be working on a huge canvas. Instead it turned out to be a walker looking … Continue reading

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Mayas on the Mersey

The Mayas exhibition – Revelation of an Endless Time – is recommended for summer school holiday visits. We’ve been to the World Museum in Liverpool on numerous occasions. It has a great aquarium with rock-pools and information on native as … Continue reading

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