Category Travel

Three Land’s Ends

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. Today I thought I’d show off the pictures.…

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

Ah Stonehenge! It’s got to be one of the most iconic historic sites in the UK. I love seeing it from the A303 on east to west journeys across the UK even if it does mean sitting in the inevitable…

Southend Pier

I was brought up in Southend-on-Sea, that playground for Londoners.  On the seafront there is a beach cafe and takeaway joint called the ‘Three Shells’.  It has a roof made out of big artificial scallop shells.  Yep you’ve guessed it,…