Broadgate of a weekend is quiet as the city workers are resting which means visitors can navigate the pavements and stop and stare at the amazing buildings where old meets new at almost every corner. Liverpool Street Station might not be quite as big and grand as Waterloo or St Pancras but the Victorian style building […]
Every cloud has a silver lining, my existing carrier connection had been missed due to a late take off at Heathrow but we were transferred to South African Airways to complete our journey to Cape Town. Despite the heavy rain and grey clouds outside we were treated to a warm and sunny welcome from the […]
A recent visit to London reminded just how pretty London is at Christmas and I pledge to visit again next December. I especially liked the classy understated Christmas wreaths and decorations around the Chelsea and Belgravia areas. Here are a few of my favourite photos.
When you have had a full day in a theme park and the feet are throbbing a grey girl has to do what a grey girl has to do and that is find a cocktail in a bar with the right ambience ……. and in no particular order ………… my cocktail highlights were ………. The […]
No I hadn’t heard of Nafpaktos either! ……..but so glad that I have now. Just over a two and half hour easy drive from the mighty Athens this coastal region on the Gulf of Corinth boasts history and quiet fishing villages topped off with sunshine and glorious creamy feta cheese. We stayed at Nafpaktos Villa which was a twenty […]
Perhaps my most favourite thing about Haven Hall Boutique Hotel was the window seat where I could see the English Channel and Sandown and Lake twinkling in the distance, a window seat dressed with many luxurious cushions and heavenly to sit on. Yes Haven Hall Boutique Hotel a little piece of heaven on England’s Isle of […]
It’s that time of the year again when the lovely Isle of Wight calls us over for a coastal walk, this time we are staying at the exceptional Haven Hall Hotel in Shanklin and before checking in we enjoyed lunch at Vernon Cottage. We had time to explore and photograph this quaint tourist spot. If the cars were […]