My First Wild Camp Experience

I did my first wild camp ever last weekend, and, yeh, I don’t know if any…

Hiking Across Great Britain

… So, I may have committed to doing something somewhat epic, and equally very very silly.…

The Valleys

“The miner in the Rhondda, the coolie in Pekin / Men across the world who reap…

Glasgow Smiles Better

See, I grew up in Liverpool in the 1980s. Hard times in a rough city; it…

Mines and Stones – The Hidden Derbyshire

As you know, I live near Derbyshire and I’m more than happy to wax lyrical about…

Ripon: Cathedrals and Unicorns

Most tourists to the UK visit the same places; London, Oxford, Canterbury, the Lake District, and,…

Geordie Shore

If you were asked to list the nicest beaches in Europe, you’d probably stick with the…

Leicester – yes, I didn’t know a lot about it either …

Leicester. One of those British cities (and I class Bristol in the same category) which to…

Richard Of York Gave Battle In Vain

I’ve always been interested in history. But history on my own terms, about topics I can…

More Than Coal – An Overview Of Southern Yorkshire

See, South Yorkshire has a reputation. It’s not necessarily a *bad* reputation (we’re not dealing with…