Tag Archives: Travel Guides

Itching and Scratching

My brother-in-law, Laurie, recently completed a 6-year part-time degree in archeology at the University of Bristol.  During his studies he spent most of his spare time visiting and exploring burial sites in the British Isles and continental Europe.   Before long we started to refer to his activities as ‘itching and scratching’.  Not very respectful, […]

Ten Feet around Europe

Historic Hanseatic Riga Very early on in our first backpacking holiday, we decided it would be fun to record, in some symbolic way, all the places we were visiting. We stumbled across an old and well-worn manhole and our daft idea was born.  As we stood around the manhole, admiring the beautiful design of its […]

Welcome to my new Blog!

Isn’t WordPress a wonderful invention? Having a website is obviously not enough, apparently I need a blog, at least so I’m told, and guess what, it’s what WordPress does best. So – for what it’s worth, here are the first few blog words! Recent snow gave me the perfect excuse to stay indoors and work, […]