It doesn’t seem very long since this blog declared that it was officially Spring. Now the weather has sorted itself out it is very much Autumn. I went out for a walk in the hills today, roughly here: View Turville, Oct 2011 in a larger map Here are some suspiciously friendly horses near the start: [...]
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Not sure if I’ve posted a picture of this bridge before: It’s over the Thames between Cookham and Bourne End where I went for a wander this morning. If they painted it it would look quite nice.
I spent last week on the Isle of Wight with my family. It was awesome! If you haven’t been, the Isle of Wight is one of the best holiday destinations in the world. In no particular order, here are the amazing attractions we visited. Hovercraft! As previously documented the Isle of Wight has the UK’s [...]
The pier in Ryde is sooo long. Looks very pretty when the sun goes to nap behind it:
Nice evening to go for a walk… …and spot some hovercraft.
Is it a plane? Is it a boat? No! It’s a hovercraft!! The 20th century’s greatest invention and a glorious engineering achievement. Here is one parked: The passengers are onboarded, the hovercraft is ready to go! POOF! The hovercraft inflates! Vrooom! Zoom! Off it goes! The hovercraft cares not whether it travels on the sea [...]
Probably not. Sadly I feel Redcar’s days as a prosperous seaside resort and steel making hub are behind it. There is still a pleasant beach though. Much to my surprise there was a small tourist information office in the town center where a helpful lady directed me along the beach towards the last remnants of [...]
In summary: it’s better to speed a little extra and stay in a B&B. Here’s a photo from the moor near Kildale showing the moody rain clouds that were a near-permanent feature of this trip.
It was ridiculously hot on Sunday. Probably too hot to be going walking but I did anyway. Here are some photos I took on my wanderings between Henley and Marlow via Stonor and Hambledon.
Breaking news! doof.me.uk brings you exclusive pictures of the GIANT BEE currently ravaging the countryside in the south of England! This blurry picture of the giant bee in the far distances was taken earlier this morning… If you see the bee do not approach! It may be dangerous!