Back in February, on a wet and cloudy day (in fact much like today), we took a Sunday drive up to Coventry Airport to visit the Midland Air Museum. This is a really great little place to visit, and I'll do a more in depth post on it later in the year when I can… Continue reading Sunday Drive – Midland Air Museum
Greetings Fellow Adventurers! It was a very (very) windy day in March when we took the Ratmobile for a jaunt down to Wiltshire, in order to visit the stunning castle and hillfort of Old Sarum. On the way down we stopped at a garden centre for a much needed break from the driving (I was… Continue reading A Trip to Old Sarum
This weeks 'Lens-Artists' Photo challenge has the subject of 'weathered and/or worn'. Well all I have to say to that is... ...Many miles of adventuring, makes for weathered cars and worn clutches! Poor Ratty!
Having been inspired by the interest in the post I wrote about going to church, last week's Sunday drive found us exploring some of the beautiful churches to be found in our local area. Red Car, blue sky, green grass, yellow flowers... lovely colours. Who'd have thought a few hours later it'd be snowing! With… Continue reading A Tale of 3 1/2 Churches (and a Pub!)
Although this isn’t a photo blog, photography is an interest of mine, therefore I thought I'd try my hand at the weekly 'lens-artists photo challenge', but with the added twist of still trying to tie it into the adventures and travels I write about. This week’s ‘challenge’ subject is history, which is right up my… Continue reading Old Memorials (Lens Artists Photo Challenge)
Brandon Marsh nature reserve is an important site for wetland birds and was designated a site of special scientific interest (SSSI) in 1973. Since 1989 it has been managed by the Warwickshire Wildlife Trusts and various voluntary groups. A former sand and gravel quarry, it's located just south of Coventry in Warwickshire and has 92… Continue reading A Visit to Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve