Aynho, Northants – a photoblog

Driving through England’s green and pleasant land is a pleasing experience….especially if you are the one not doing the driving. Needing a break we found ourselves lunching at the Pickled Ploughman on the road between Adderbury in Oxfordsshire and Aynho in Northants. We had a rumbustious BLT with glorious fat chips and a crisp Sauvignon in the afternoon sunshine […]

Stratford upon Avon canal walk – photoblog

Starting from the Red Lion in the centre of the town the Stratford canal heads north towards Wilmcote and eventually Birmingham…..it makes for a very pleasant stroll with a wide footpath and plenty of ‘lock action’. Tumbling may bushes drop into the canal and loose petals blow across the water at this time of the year. Early […]

Lower Slaughter- Photoblog

The  Grey Traveller always enjoys a visit to the Cotswolds, an English national treasure for sure. A visit in the Winter months means grey skies but no crowds whereas in the summer you can guarantee crowds if not blue skies. So whilst March isn’t brilliant for photos it was great to walk and explore on our […]

Padstow, Cornwall – photoblog

Padstow is an upscale fishing town on the North Cornish coast who can boast about its first class eateries created by chef royalty namely Rick Stein and Paul Ainsworth, this in turn has meant that Padstow has become the byword for good food and for me good gin as I happenstanced on Tarquin’s Cornish on my recent visit. The Grey Traveller likes […]