Category Travel

Brum

I knew Birmingham back in the ’80s. During my sixth form years I had a boyfriend who was a student at Aston University and I used to pop up for weekend visits. In those days, I thought it was pretty…

Land’s End x 3

Before we were confined to barracks by the dreaded lurgy my boys and I visited three Land’s Ends, the most westerly points in England, France and Spain in less than a year. The first was the Point de Raz in…

International Appalachian Trail

In 1997 I spent two months walking on the original Appalachian Trail from its Southern terminus in Georgia to somewhere in Virginia. And then my fellow thru-hiker, my ex-husband, broke a bone in his foot so that put pay to…

Stonehenge 101

This has got to be one of the most iconic sites in the UK. I love seeing this from the A303 on east to west journeys across the UK even if it does mean sitting in the inevitable traffic jam.…