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Travel

It’s a dangerous business, going out your door. You step onto the road, and, if you don’t keep your feet, there’s no telling where you might get swept off to. J.R.R. Tolkien

These are my writings and photos from my travels out and about around the United Kingdom and beyond.

Walking in the Shropshire Hills AONB
26/08/2016Hiking Midlands
A nice short walk through the Shropshire hills from Carding Mill Valley along the stream to the four metre cascade at the picturesque Lightspout Waterfall.
Dudley Zoo and Castle
25/08/2016Days Out Midlands
Dudley Zoological Gardens is a 40-acre zoo located within the grounds of Dudley Castle in the town of Dudley, in the Black Country.
If you behaved like your government, you'd be arrested.Anonymous
Tewkesbury Battlefield
24/08/2016Ghosts South West
On 14 April 1471, Queen Margaret of Anjou, wife of the Lancastrian King Henry VI, landed on the southwest coast of England with her son Edward, Prince of Wales, and 1,000 mercenaries. Her husband had been imprisoned in the Tower of London by the Yorkist monarch Edward IV, and it was Margaret's intention to wrest the crown of England back from Edward.
Red Kite Feeding at Gigrin Farm
23/08/2016Days Out Wales
A visit to the Red Kite Centre at Gigrin Farm which is located in the heart of Mid Wales, overlooking both the Wye and Elan Valleys, and just half a mile from the market town of Rhayader.
Dyrham Park Roof Reconstruction
28/09/2015Bristol
The National Trust are currently undergoing a major conservation project to replace the leaking roof on the 17th-century mansion house at Dyrham Park.
Lord Dowding Commemorative Service
07/09/2015Photo Days Scotland
On the 6th of September 2015, Moffat celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Battle of Britain, and a commemorative service for Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding, born in Moffat in 1882.
Photos from Leith on my Last Day in Edinburgh
20/03/2015Lifelist Scotland
Photos from Leith, Edinburgh, as today is my last day working in Edinburgh. I now have a few days off and start a new job in Glasgow next week.
Grey Mares Tail in Winter
24/01/2015Hiking Scotland
Climbing up Grey Mares Tail near Moffat in the snow and ice, with a completely frozen over Loch Skeen at the top!
Crippled up the Criffel
17/01/2015Hiking Scotland
Starting out walking again by tackling the Criffel, near Dumfries. It was harder than we thought!
Snow in Moffat Hills and the Devils Beef Tub
09/12/2014Scotland
A few pictures from the latest snow in Moffat and the surrounding Moffat Hills and the Devils Beef Tub.