A Diary of Our North Lakes Traverse: Day 1 – We took the Virgin train to Penrith, really quiet & comfortable, a train journey we don’t get back home. Then… Read more . . .
Diary Day 3 – getting lost. An up and over walk to Thirlspot on a lovely crisp sunny morning. Looked straightfoward on the map and the instruction sheet made it… Read more . . .
Walking in the Lake District: Diary Day 2 – The morning was misty early, then beautiful walking weather. Ambled along the East and South side of Ullswater, pleasant and sunny,… Read more . . .
Diary Day 4 – Into the Storm The weather’s meant to change today. Cool and cloudy early so we set out straight after brekky and decide to take the ”… Read more . . .
For years I resisted going to Paris for a very silly reason. Everyone told me how wonderful it was – magical, superb and nearly as essential as Italy. But I… Read more . . .
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Just a few of our 500-plus Paris photographs. More here on iPernity, here on 500 px and here on Google. Read more . . .
The first time I saw Paris I felt I already knew it. All those movies and magazine photos and novels, paintings by Toulouse Lautrec and Degas, memoirs by Anais Nin… Read more . . .
We only stayed one day, coming by train in the early morning then back across the Maas after dark. Dordrecht, historic port south of Rotterdam on the way to Belgium.… Read more . . .
A thin smudge of trees along a flat horizon frames bright green polders, beneath grey tumbling clouds in a misty sky. Welcome to Alphen aan den Rijn, a nondescript village… Read more . . .
We lived in Leiden for a year and began to understand a little of the history of that non-conformist city. Historically a site of tolerance and diversity, from whence the “Founding… Read more . . .