Wordless Wednesday? It's a photography thing right? It's when photographers share their photos but don't say anything about them? It's a good idea, and I certainly have plenty of photos to share that don't make the final cut - but the trouble is I like to talk too much. So how about an 'Almost Wordless Wednesday'?… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday…
Greetings fellow Adventurers! Join me for a quick flashback to the Christmas holidays just gone, when we took the Ratmobile on a Welsh mountain adventure. As some of you may already know, my wife Alli intends to follow in the footsteps of King Edward I later this year, by walking his invasion route along the… Continue reading A Welsh Christmas Adventure
Greetings fellow Adventurers! The other week we took advantage of a the lovely bank holiday weather, and ventured out to investigate Shabbington Woods near Thame, one of the last surviving areas of the once vast royal hunting forest of Bernwood. At over 400 square kilometers at it's peak, Bernwood must have been a very impressive… Continue reading Sund… er, Bank Holiday Monday Drive – Shabbington Woods
Greeting fellow Adventurers! While I'm on a roll today I thought I'd share with you another little project I'm working on - my new blog and business venture; Medieval Rocks! I paint Medieval and Fantasy themed rocks as ornaments, paperweight, doorstops etc. and will be selling them privately and through ebay. I've set up a little… Continue reading Medieval Rocks!
Welcome back! After the previous day's adventures we got out not so bright or early... In an attempt to avoid the bank holiday crowds heading to the seaside and the moors (Scarborough was due to be the busiest seaside town in England, apparently), we drove inland to the lovely little town of Richmond set halfway… Continue reading An Easter Adventure in North Yorkshire – Day 2.
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! This Easter, deciding we needed to get out of the house for a few days during the school holidays, we took a trip up north to visit some of our favourite places - York, and North Yorkshire. Location: Up tut North Total distance traveled: Approx 600 miles Total time at the wheel:… Continue reading An Easter Adventure in North Yorkshire – Day 1.
On the way back from Coventry the other weekend, we passed over a bridge... It's one that looks like pretty much like any other nondescript road bridge in the country, and I doubt most people even register it as they drive across, let alone realise that this marks the site of a very noteworthy event… Continue reading Quick Stop – the Battle on the Bridge