A Welsh Christmas Adventure

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

Quick Stop – the Battle on the Bridge

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

Old Memorials (Lens Artists Photo Challenge)

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)

A Visit to Brandon Marsh Nature Reserve

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

The British Motor Museum 

Greetings Fellow Adventurers! The other weekend as one of my son’s birthday treats, we took him in the Ratmobile up to the British Motor Museum (BMM) near Gaydon in Warwickshire.  Location: Gaydon Warwickshire Total distance traveled: 56 Miles Total time at the wheel: 1 hour 20 minutes. Adventure rating: 1 out of 5 Crossbow Bolts.… Continue reading The British Motor Museum