It's a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and, if you don't keep your feet, there's no telling where you might get swept off to. J.R.R. Tolkien These are my writings and photos from my travels out and about around the United Kingdom and beyond.

Monkeying Around in Gibraltar

Such a small place there is an awful lot to do! Our adventures in Gibraltar and a selection of the sights to see, and a list for next time!
- 26th Jul, 2019

Travelling in and Around Andalusia, Spain in 2019

Andalusia is a beautiful region in the far South of Spain with some of the best beaches and rolling hills on offer. We travelled around Andalusia along the Costa de la Luz to the Costa del Sol.
- 24th Jul, 2019

Chefchaouen - The Blue City of Morocco (Photos)

Chefchaouen, or Chaouen, is a city in the Rif Mountains of northwest Morocco. It's known for the striking, blue-washed buildings of its old town.
- 20th Jul, 2019

Exploring Bonn & Cologne - Now and Then

When on Holiday in Cologne, Germany, I found that I had inadvertently followed the footsteps of my Great Grandfather nearly 100 years ago.
- 10th Aug, 2018

Exploring Iceland - Holiday 2017

Iceland. The name conjures up an image of a land of imposing ice formations, shining glaciers and arctic temperatures. This is my adventure.
- 22nd Sep, 2017

Chatelherault Country Park

Chatelherault Country Park is a former hunting lodge built in 1732 by Duke of Hamilton with forest areas and several walks around the river.
- 17th Jan, 2017

Red Kite Feeding at Gigrin Farm

A visit to the Red Kite Centre at Gigrin Farm where 100's of wild Red Kites come to feed each day and compete to get the prime cuts of food.
- 23rd Aug, 2016

Dyrham Park Roof Reconstruction

When the roof of Dyrham Park was taken off for reconstruction, I went along to take a look and climb to the top to see what was going on.
- 28th Sep, 2015

Glasgow Photography Day

I was out in Glasgow for a meeting and had the rest of the day free so I brought my camera with me and went exploring Glasgow City Centre.
- 9th May, 2015

Grey Mares Tail in Winter

Climbing up Grey Mares Tail near Moffat in the snow and ice, with a completely frozen over Loch Skeen at the top!
- 24th Jan, 2015