Inconsiderate air passengers pulling out large cases from overhead storage constantly getting up and down blocking the aisle of people trying to reach their own seats whilst boarding or indeed blocking others who are trying to reach the toilet during a flight. They swing these beasts out of the overhead locker without a thought of […]
I was recommended to try the bakery delights at Holiland a cake store chain in China. The whole experience is delightful from perusing the cheesecakes to guessing the sandwich filling. Holiland is a destination and activity in itself! Each customer is given a miniature tray and tongs and after selecting and paying the item is wrapped […]
The Thames Path is sign posted from the High Street allowing the walker to explore both east and west of the pretty little town of Marlow in Buckinghamshire. The Grey Traveller chose west and headed towards Temple Lock. Cutting through Higginson Park and stopping for a photo by the large Steve Redgrave statue the path soon came […]
Reading might not be known for its art but here are a few of my ‘arty’ photos…this time just taken with my phone…..am I getting lazy by not taking my proper camera?…answers on a postcard please.
When analysing my social media stats I am always intrigued as to where my readers live, this year as in previous most of my readers are from the UK and America. Looking at the stats since blog inception Australia and Canada always feature highly too. Other high figures include Spain, Indonesia, Burma, Vietnam and Guernsey! […]
First time in Marlow and it certainly won’t be my last, upscale small English town on the Thames with a wide range of foodie haunts including a slew of eateries from the lovely Tom Kerridge which you apparently have to book some weeks, months nay years in advance. I was there not to eat but to walk […]
There is very little about these big shiny, blingy shopping malls that seem to be authentically Chinese. However they are very clean, usually easy to navigate with escalators between floors, pop up stalls and plenty of eating areas. …..but the best thing about them are the art installations and here are a few of my […]