Osborne House:Isle of Wight in the winter

I like to visit the Isle of Wight all year round so the colder months of winter do not put me off making the journey ‘abroad’ with Wightlink ferries. One of the attractions which I recently visited was Osborne House. At the time I visited the upstairs was closed to the public as was the Swiss Cottage but it still meant […]

Wightlife Magazine by Wightlink

If you are travelling over to the Isle of Wight pick  up Wightlink’s complimentary magazine Wightlife. You can find them on the ferries  or at the terminals. I’ve had lots of ideas of things to do and places to stay from this mag when visiting or planning a visit to the island. Here are some of my favourite […]

Afternoon tea at the Hambrough, Ventnor.

The Grey Traveller award for the best afternoon tea goes to The Hambrough in the lovely Victorian seaside town of Ventnor on the Isle of Wight. The chilled glass of bubbly set the tone for a classy experience in the window seat looking out over Ventnor’s seafront. What could be better? The tea was served and crafted by Joanne […]

Knitted decor in Seaview

Never one to miss an opportunity to photograph something unusual or quirky or indeed street art I give you Seaview’s knitted decorations currently posing on the sea wall railings. They tick the list for street art, unusual in as much as I haven’t seen anything like this anywhere (have you?) and definitely quirky! If you are […]