Almost Wordless Wednesday – A Long, Long time ago in a…

...Ford Galaxy far, far away. Well OK, it wasn't a Ford, it was a Vauxhall Vectra, but it was a long time ago and it was reasonably far away. Back in 2008 the intrepid Clan McTempleton headed North of the border for a two week tour of the country. The first week found us on… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday – A Long, Long time ago in a…

Almost Wordless Wednesday – Why I dislike the Tudors, reason no…

On a recent trip to Winchester, we visited the 'Great Hall' - all that remains of Winchester Castle and home to King Arthur's famous 'Round Table'. The table was built by King Edward I in the 1200's. Edward, a massive fan of the Arthurian legends had a plain wooden table built for him and his… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday – Why I dislike the Tudors, reason no…

Midland Air Museum – Revisited!

Greetings my fellow Adventurers!  (Apologies for being quiet of late (both here and on the Reader), June turned out to be a very busy month and, thanks to the insane amount of rain we had, we didn't get out adventuring much either) Back in April I wrote a post about my local aviation museum -… Continue reading Midland Air Museum – Revisited!

Almost Wordless Wednesday – Beautiful Creatures!

Looking through my photo's of the adventures we've had this year, one thing struck me. No matter how much history we've basked in, places we've seen or how much wine we've partaken of - always in the background were the beautiful creatures that share this little green and blue globe with us. From the majestic… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday – Beautiful Creatures!

D-Day 75 years – 6th June 1944. My Great Uncle Billy – ‘Who Dares Wins’

My Apologies to you all for rather a sombre post, especially after yesterday's dose of humour, but having watched the memorial service for the 75th anniversary of D-Day this morning - I've been inspired (with a fair sized lump in my throat and tears in my eyes) to write about my family's connection to this… Continue reading D-Day 75 years – 6th June 1944. My Great Uncle Billy – ‘Who Dares Wins’