The theme of this post is the underground. It’s a round-up of underground places I’ve visited in different cities. It’s not meant to be a comprehensive guide for obvious reasons, just a fun list of places that may spur you on to visit as well. I don’t know about you but being in enclosed underground […]
Written They say you write your best work in your toughest times. I’m not sure I completely agree with that. But I definitely think writing can be the best therapy for a tough day. (I’ve cut this down, due to its length. But am hoping to perform it in full at local festival, Vale Earth […]
In this video I unbox two adorable Funko Dorbz figures based on the 1982 film, Tron. As the film had such a distinctive look, I jumped at the chance at getting some decently priced, cute little versions of both Sark and Tron.
One of the most popular die-hard fans of Ghanaian rap king, Sarkodie that we now is Donald Sarpong. As far as it could remember, Donald is one person who defends Sarkodie with his last breath. But it appears Donald Sarpong is not entirely happy with how his champion has become so relax and complacent in […]
As I write, the cruise ship ‘Silver Wind’ slips past Greenwich on her way up to HMS Belfast in the Pool of London – a regular port of call for ships in the Summer. Likewise, the ‘World’ came to Greenwich Ship Tier, a residential ship for the super-rich. Cutty Sark Gardens became a cosmopolitan eating […]
My last day of walking starts with a diversion. I cross Vauxhall Bridge but am unable to pass in front of one of my favourite London building, the MI6 HQ, and instead have to pass behind it. There is refurbishment work taking place on the building. I used to cross this bridge everyday for five […]
9th- 16th July. Organisers: Elaine Stevenson, Denis Taylor Although only 7 of us holidayed in the Channel Islands, our hotel, walks, weather, company, food and fun were a 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ experience. Who knows, SRC may return to these beautiful islands. Photos by Elaine, Mirren and Denis. Guernsey, Fermain Bay. Island of Herm…looking back to […]
School’s out and the kids are bored. Can I recommend London for a cheap day out ..seriously ! Pack a lunch a hop on a train (tip – trains to London are much cheaper at weekends). So here’s my listicle / love letter to London, based on our actual days out…..#staycationinspiration King’s Cross One fine […]
This was a truly fascinating read on a topic that I had previously spared little thought. It’s true; I have often wondered if the night sky above me was always as murky as it seems to be now compared to ten or twenty years ago when, as a child, the depth of the vast void […]
I did it! I ran the Virgin Money London Marathon 2019. It will always be one of my proudest achievements. Me, little old me, I did it. With all sincerity I can proudly say “I am a marathoner” Did you know only 1% of the population will complete a marathon? I’m in that 1% I […]
The Tall Ships’ Races return to Antwerp in Belgium in 2022. Mark Friday 22 to Monday 25 July in your calendar.