Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

After our visit to stunning and mystic Anglesey, we drove south back to the main land and Snowdonia National Park, where we stayed at the Torrent Campsite in Dolgellau, surrounded by woodland and mountains, and we loved our walk following the stream and waterfalls nearby. The day after, we started our way south east and … More Cannop Ponds, Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire

A break in Bury and the Glorious West Pennine Moors, Greater Manchester

Our next stop after charming Burton upon Stather was a 3-day stay with our good motorhoming friends John and Julie in Bury, north of Manchester.  We hadn’t seen them since the start of our summer holiday in early July and, as always, we were very keen to meet up and exchange news and anecdotes.  We … More A break in Bury and the Glorious West Pennine Moors, Greater Manchester

Burton upon Stather

After our two-day visit to the seaside town of Mablethorpe, our next stop was slightly north west at Burton upon Stather, just north of Scunthorpe, where we stayed at the brilliant Brookside Country Park.  We had a large pitch on gravel, the shower block was immaculate and the water hot.  There are also laundry facilities … More Burton upon Stather

Chichester Ghost Tour

Last Saturday, on what was probably the hottest day of the year in this part of the world, I was fortunate enough to join a most enjoyable and educational tour of Chichester with a difference, lead by the wonderful and charismatic Julia MacFarlane and Helen Christmas from CHINDI and the Bognor Regis Writers Club, of … More Chichester Ghost Tour

Gateway to Heaven

Just before life got hectic with the making of the short film Striativus, Adonis, Beano and I had plenty of opportunity to enjoy the glorious West Sussex sunshine and took our time during long walks in the gorgeous South Downs, practically on our doorstep. On this particular sunny and warm Sunday morning in mid May, … More Gateway to Heaven