Category Archives: Travel

The Dales Way

I can’t remember when I first came across the Dales Way but having not visited the North of England for many years, it seemed the ideal way to take in the scenery and explore. I originally misread the distance, thinking … Continue reading

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Rye and its Ancient Trails

Rye in East Sussex is one of the Cinque Ports – a confederation of Kent and Sussex coastal towns formed for both military and trade purposes. It’s therefore somewhat of a surprise to find that Rye is not actually on … Continue reading

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Hastings and the Half Marathon

I moved to Hastings in 2007 when it was frequently described as up and coming. Whilst it took a little bit of getting used to compared to the money-paved streets of Guildford I soon settled in to the laid back … Continue reading

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Cadiz – It’s where all the cruise ships stop

I took the slow train from Madrid. I didn’t realise that it was the slow train, and it was much slower than it was scheduled to be. None of this matters, though and it only served to help me slow … Continue reading

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When I travel…

Although I love the freedom of travelling solo, it’s not always easy. It’s tempting to stay safely in the comfort zone of your accommodation and not explore the local area as you might have thought you would when planning your … Continue reading

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On a train….

I’m once again on a European rail journey – something that is becoming at least an annual event. I still like to be able to avoid the time spent waiting at airports and be able to embrace the freedom of … Continue reading

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Hascombe Standing Stones

“Does anyone know anything about the Hascombe standing stones?” It was an unanswered post on a local FaceBook page that sparked my curiosity. I live not far from Hascombe and was somewhat surprised that I had never heard of them. … Continue reading

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