29th August – 1st September, 2021

Well, here we are after such a long time finally posting on here. It’s been an interesting nearly 18 months without any travelling either here in the UK or overseas due to the Coronavirus Pandemic. It now seems we may be getting back to some sort of normality here as the vaccines kick so let…

23rd – 26th August, 2019

Spent the August Bank Holiday weekend down in London so I could attend a performance by the BBC Symphony Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall as part of the BBC Proms. I have done this over the past few years always enjoy the weekend as the weather has always been rather kind. This year was…

20th – 22nd December, 2018

Arrived safely into London on the afternoon of the 19th and headed directly to my cousins’ in Worcester Park. It was nice to catch up with them especially this close to Christmas. As well as coming here to visit them, I had also arranged to visit an exhibition at the British Museum on Friday morning….

17th – 19th December, 2018

After leaving Gloucester, I then headed down to Bristol for the next part of my vacation. I spent 3 months during this year’s hot summer so it was interesting to be back here in winter. Preparations were in full swing for Christmas and there was a wonderful German-style market in the Broadmead area. On the…

Bath Abbey

Bath Abbey is an Anglican parish church and former Benedictine monastery. It was founded in the 7th century and was reorganised in the 10th century being rebuilt in the 12th and 16th centuries. Major restoration was carried out during the 19th century. The Abbey was one of the last English buildings to built in the…

St. Mary Redcliffe, Bristol

St. Mary Redcliffe is an Anglican parish church located in the Redcliffe area of Bristol and was built between the 12th and 15th centuries. It is in the Perpendicular Gothic style. Queen Elizabeth I described it as “the fairest, goodliest, and most famous parish church in England.”