The Fullest Day, Cleeve Hill

Is it just me or is there something magical about the summer solstice? For me it conjures up images of our primitive ancestors hobbling into congregation around Stone Henge, waiting in the dim hues of dawn to welcome a new day. Isn't it an utterly incredible thought that the ball of gas we gaze upon... Continue Reading →

Great Britain – you are my oyster

I think a lot of people can relate to the feeling of wanderlust. Particularly in this day and age where we are brought up to believe that anything is possible, we feel it's our God-given right and obligation to follow our dreams and live the most fun-loving, satisfying life we can. And too right - no... Continue Reading →

The Fleet at Twyning

I’m always on the lookout for a real good pub. Come Summer or Winter, sun or snow, there’s just something so comforting and relaxing about them, and lucky for me pretty pubs are a way of life in the Cotswolds. A top notch pub should feel like a second home, not due to all the... Continue Reading →

Hailes Abbey

Hailes Abbey is a ruin of great significance, framed with a backdrop of roaming hills and fields as far as the eye can see. As with most ancient landmarks, the place requires a lot of imagination to really appreciate its former grandeur. The cloisters are about the only distinguishable part left of the building, while... Continue Reading →

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