If days were measured great by the sites seen and the food consumed today would be "Excellent". We planned to have a drive around Warwickshire, taking in a couple National Trust properties as we are currently interested in properties we have not seen before. We were up with the larks and following a breakfast of …


Its our final evening (proper) in Spain and I write this whilst enjoying the peace and quiet. It's a cool evening with little activity except for the lapping of the waves and the odd cricket. This just about sums up our holiday. I've never known it so quiet down here but after the chaos at …


We are scheduled to fly out to Spain tomorrow for a well deserved rest. Hopefully the ash clouds will stay away and we will enjoy a relaxing week in the sun. See you on the down side!

Grey’s Court

We discovered Grey's Court today, another new National Trust property on the way to Henley-on-Thames. I think the photo's speak for themselves (more on Flickr).


I wrote this brief hints and tips mail for a friend of mine regarding things to do in Paris. It turned out not to be so brief and I could have written much more. Anyway it received great feedback from him (and the people I sent it to) so I thought I'd share it with …

St Paul’s

I am really pleased how well this snap came out - it was a spare of the moment thing that I too and uploaded. It was only a result of the Flickr activity that made me realise what such a good shot it is.