Latest News Updates …

Smiley faces at Age UK in Newport, Shropshire

What a fun morning I’ve had, taking photos on behalf of The People’s Friend magazine, at the Age UK shop in Newport, Shropshire. My thanks go to store manager Sharon, and the rest of her team for making me feel so welcome (and making me a cup of tea!), as...

Amazon Statistics

I know we shouldn’t check our Amazon sales rank every three seconds, but I just happened to log on to discover the following: The Kindle version of the Bluffer’s Guide to Dogs is currently number 1 in the Dogs sub-category of Home & Garden and...

Recent British Travel Updates …

Circumnavigating Dinas Head

You know somewhere is going to be special when you have to negotiate long sections of narrow lanes in order to reach it. Cwm-yr-Eglwys (pronounced as ‘coomer-egg-lewis’) is unusual in that it’s one of the few Welsh bays to face north east. It’s a tiny bay crushed...

Bishop’s Wood

The July 2014 issue of Country Walking magazine carries my 8.5-mile route around the Shropshire/South Staffordshire border, offering walkers the opportunity to visit White Ladies Priory, Boscobel house and the famous oak tree! For those with Trailzilla access the ID...

Clee St Margaret

The June 2014 issue of Country Walking carries my 7.25-mile route around Clee St Margaret, giving you the opportunity to visit the church at Clee St Margaret, St Milburgha’s Well, and Heath Chapel – it’s a right religious wander, you could say! For...

Recent Humour Articles Added …

It Rains … Get Over It!

When travelling to the Cumbrian Lake District you should always keep one eye on the weather …   There are two types of weather in Cumbria: the first is forecast by the Met Office and never happens; the second is Mother Nature doing her own thing (and never...

Focus On Imaging Show

Amateur Photographer magazine: Thousands of photographers descend upon the largest photographic show in Europe, every year. You’d think they’d know what to do by now, wouldn’t you? It all starts with those Men in Black, patrolling the queues to get...

Recent Walking Articles Added …

Morville

The October 2014 issue of Country Walking carries a 5.5-mile route around Morville, in Shropshire (not far from Bridgnorth), offering walkers an opportunity to visit three churches, and Upton Cressett Hall, described by Sir John Betjeman as a “remote and...

Bishop’s Wood

The July 2014 issue of Country Walking magazine carries my 8.5-mile route around the Shropshire/South Staffordshire border, offering walkers the opportunity to visit White Ladies Priory, Boscobel house and the famous oak tree! For those with Trailzilla access the ID...

Clee St Margaret

The June 2014 issue of Country Walking carries my 7.25-mile route around Clee St Margaret, giving you the opportunity to visit the church at Clee St Margaret, St Milburgha’s Well, and Heath Chapel – it’s a right religious wander, you could say! For...

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