Tag Archives: UK

Snowdon

“We must be nearly there” I said with a chuckle as I switched the windscreen wipers up a notch to cope with the harder rain. The view across the lake and down the valley was momentarily blurred. Still smiling on … 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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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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Seasons

I’m studying on a part time course, which happens roughly one weekend in four.  Inevitably this means I’m stuck in a classroom whenever the weather is good.  It’s usually been a damp, grey week and if the forecast is good … Continue reading

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Fighting Man-Eating bogs

A promise of man-eating bogs is not the draw everyone is looking for on a weekend away.  However being female I was feeling in some way confident for what lay ahead. This was part of my effort to remind myself … Continue reading

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