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 […]

Exbury Gardens – Hampshire.,

June has to be England’s ‘best month’ for showcasing gardens at their best and Exbury did not disappoint. We chose the gardens and steam train combo ticket at just over £15 and waited for the first train to take us round a twenty minute loop which can not be otherwise walked. The guard hopped off […]

Walking the National Mall DC

From the Capitol to the Lincoln Memorial is an activity in its self never mind visiting any of the Smithsonian Museums. Took us about 45 minutes to stroll the wide open area. There is a range of architectural styles to distract the walker as well as catching a full on view of both the Capitol building and The Monument. Every […]

Marblehead MA – photoblog

Marblehead was the first stop off on The Grey Traveller’s recent  New England road trip taking in coastal walks and leaf peeping. Loved the historic district and also The Muffin Shop where I enjoyed an incredible strawberry smoothie with extra whipped cream. So of course I was overawed by the clapboard houses and how well kept the area is. […]