Almost Wordless Wednesday – Finding Breakfast

Whilst dropping my daughter off at her sailing class this morning, I noticed this chap standing on the pontoon - I assume he's after his breakfast. Not fancying fish - I declined his offer to join him and went for a coffee... Not the best photo I've ever taken, but I took it with the… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday – Finding Breakfast

Almost Wordless Wednesday – Castles!!!

It's been blooming ages since we last visited a castle and I have to say I'm missing them. Thankfully we're off on our Welsh Castle Adventure next week, so my 'low castle warning light' will be fully recharged! To follow our adventures and learn more about the history of these magnificent medieval structures please do… Continue reading Almost Wordless Wednesday – Castles!!!

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…

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!