Inflight route map

Who else is fascinated nee mesmerised by the inflight route map especially on long haul flights? I am big time but then I’m a geographer and passionate traveller …… and there are always names I haven’t come across before this time it was Muhu which after researching I found it to be an island belonging […]

Coach Travel

It’s been a while since I’ve travelled any distance by coach …………. not a form of transport The Grey Traveller would normally choose…….however pleasant surprise (albeit a two and a half hour journey) seats are spacious and comfortable, there are sockets to charge phones and snazzy blue lighting illuminating steps to each seat …….well done Lucketts.

A four day itinerary for Prague

Prague is very much a walkable city and can be explored in districts, this is how the Grey Traveller did it.  Day One Old Town to include, Municipal Building, Goap Gallery and the Andy Warhol exhibition. Day Two Jewish area, convent and Ice Bar. Day Three Cross the Charles Bridge and explore the Castle area, river walk and Mala […]

Her Mother’s Secret by Rosanna Ley

I love a Rosanna Ley book especially as the backdrop is often a real place ….I haven’t visited Belle Ile en Mer where it is mainly set but the descriptions of the coastline are drawing me to Brittany. The story brings an estranged mother and daughter back together. It’s been fifteen years and Colette returns to […]

Old Town Square, Prague

Prague‘s Old Town Square is the hub of the city surrounded by many buildings which are  all worth a closer look. Pastel colours mingle well with the terracotta roofs probably best seen on the observation area from the town hall. Street performers with cracking whips, large pandas and silver statues all seem to blend well with the […]

Mary Quant exhibition at the V & A

Mary Quant……synonymous  with the sixties , with London and with that sharp hair cut. She of the mini dress and wet look macs. The exhibition was cleverly curated in a series of shop windows. A huge amount of exhibits and plenty of easy to read information boards. Writing was large enough for the middle aged ladies […]