Category Archives: UK

3000 miles: The Fox

In truth, I’d been wanting to test the waters with a running distance longer than a marathon for some time. So when a race was launched that started and finished in my home town, I felt it was a sign.  … Continue reading

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Budget travel

So many people are put off travelling because they think they can’t afford it.  I had a chat with my travel-wise friend to get some tips on lower budget travel. When you’re currently half way through a 4 month jaunt … Continue reading

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A road trip to Wales

“Have you seen the weather forecast?  Are you still going?”  I had several messages of this ilk, to which I replied “yes, of course”. Although we love to talk about the weather in the UK, and more often than not … Continue reading

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London in Summer

London, and the UK in general, changes from a grey monochrome to vibrant technicolour when the sun comes out.  And if the temperature goes up with it, as it does for a couple of weeks a year (we call this … Continue reading

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Holidaying close to home

Less than an hour’s drive from home, I spent a glorious weekend at West Dean College.  The college is part of the Edward James Foundation, situated in the village of West Dean on the outskirts of Chichester. Following a stress … Continue reading

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Slowing things down in Cornwall

For those of you who don’t know, Cornwall can be found at the south-west tip of England.  I think because it’s the end of the country – there’s even a place called Land’s End – that it feels so different … Continue reading

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Scotland by Sleeper

Sleeper trains in the UK are a near-extinct way to travel.  But before they die out completely, I think everyone should try it.  I’m a fan of train travel anyway, but this is taking it to a new level. On … Continue reading

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