Mystical Britain; Castlerigg Stone Circle

Castlerigg Stone Circle is one of the Lake District’s most regularly photographed attractions, and features in several lists of photogenic sites. We arrived just after sunset, a result of over stuffing ourselves on chargrilled meat protein, and half a bottle of wine. Alison was soon rolling around among the sheep droppings looking for low angle shots, while I settled for using a …

Exploring the English Lake District

Guest post by Alison Bailey It’s easy to think of travelling, and adventure in terms of far-flung destinations, and different cultural experiences, but what about home-grown adventures? There is much to discover in the United Kingdom; the Highlands of Scotland are magnificent, the Welsh mountains offer superb walking, the coastal paths can provide stunning views without being too exerting, The Lake District, …

Glasgow; Doing Scotland in Style

It is already becoming a year of revisiting cities that didn’t endear themselves first time around including Liverpool, Paris and now Glasgow. The first two were refreshing surprises and fortunately so was Scotland’s city of style on the banks of the River Clyde. A packed itinerary had been planned ensuring there wasn’t much time to explore. However travelling through “The …

London Walking Tour; A Fistful of Landmarks

Riding a Thames Clipper, the boat service which whisks visitors along the London waterway even on a cold January morning is possibly the best way to start a tour of the capital. So despite bitingly low temperatures, two Michelin-men like passengers, wearing several layers of clothing boarded a river taxi near Tower Bridge. Taking photographs on the river taxis is …