Marblehead Neck, MA

Driving along the Marblehead ‘neck’ is driving through an upscale residential area of New England. Fine detached pastel coloured clapboard houses with wide verandahs and flags, yacht clubs and dog walkers. This was a great introduction to New England, our first stop off after leaving  Boston Logan Airport. The only people we saw were the […]

J F K Museum, Hyannis.

It is particularly poignant that as I sit catching up on my New England posts that one left still to do is my visit to the J F K Museum in Hyannis on this day of all days fifty five years since his assassination.  I don’t know if I actually remember it happening but I grew up […]

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Society

Watching the film of the same name on a Virgin Atlantic flight to Boston reminded me of a weekend trip to  Guernsey a couple of years ago. We travelled to Guernsey fairly effortlessly from Southampton Airport and within a couple of hours after leaving home we were walking on Channel Island soil. The heroine of the story makes a  trip from […]

Godshill, Isle of Wight photoblog.

All Saints Church looks down on its parish; perched on a hill edged with neatly clipped thatched cottages it is a perfect viewing point to see the colours changing in autumn. The village is somewhat quieter in the later months of the year making it just perfect for Grey Traveller exploration. Parking at The Old Smithy I was able […]

Lymington to Yarmouth Wightlink crossing

Driving through the New Forest has to make a great start to an autumn Isle of Wight adventure. With the trees at their peak colour the scenery was keeping The Grey Traveller happy as I made my way through the glorious foliage to the Wightlink Lymington car ferry terminal. Just like the Wightlink at Gunwharf terminal the checking in […]