Category Archives: travel

Break down and break-time

Well, assuming that my poorly car actually escapes at some point today from the mechanics who are holding her captive, and nothing else decides to go wrong, screw up, fall sick or explode… including me… I’ll be heading north shortly … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Caught on the Edge

We had almost stopped there on our way to Wales. The suggestion had been made, but for some reason I had been reluctant to turn aside from our road west, for what might be no more than a walk in … Continue reading

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Guest author: Robbie Cheadle – Table Mountain Cape Town

If I think of wonderful Cape Town, I think first of Table Mountain. This mountain is such a landmark and a most incredible natural phenomenon. Some of you may have picked up the fact that I am slightly prone to … Continue reading

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Bright in the dark: endeavour and the lighthouse (2)

‘Surreal’ is an often used word and does its best to convey a moment, usually quite fleeting, in which there is both a heightened sense of ‘being there’ and another feeling of strangeness. The two come together and we feel … Continue reading

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Bright in the Dark: Endeavour and the lighthouse by Steve Tanham

The tiny airport was a refreshing change to the madness of modern flying, with its scarring signature of  ‘security’. You could imagine a kindly local lady rushing out and saying, “Hamish the Russian terrorist is on holiday today, so I’m … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: Passing through

I love driving through the mountains and the road we had chosen just ‘happened’ to go via the Pass of Llanberis, between the Glyderau and the Snowdon massif.  I was in my element and may have squealed quietly from time to time. The landscape is … Continue reading

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The Wyrm and the Wyrd: The hidden valley

Tiny roads, miles from nowhere and barely wide enough for a car, wound between hills and hedgerows before finally opening out into the valley. And there, we became a traffic jam. The road was occupied by a horse that had … Continue reading

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