Archive for the ‘THE UK’ Category

A Somewhat Romantic Getaway in Wales

A Somewhat Romantic Getaway in Wales
By guest blogger Steven Hampshire. Photos Copyright © Steven Hampshire. AFTER SIX MONTHS of stagnate Surrey dwelling, the wife and I thought it might be nice to take an extended mini-break somewhere we hadn’t yet been. I wanted to drive, and Lindsay wanted to see some coast, so we figured “Why...
January 13th, 2012 | GUEST BLOGGERS, COTTAGES & CABINS, Interesting Towns, Scenic Wonders, THE UK, WALKING/HIKING | Read More

October Plenty, Southwark, London

October Plenty, Southwark, London
Story by staff writer JM Merchant. Feature photo courtesy John Abram. ONE SUNDAY AT the end of October, tourists milling around Bankside (a district of London on the banks of the River Thames) and Shakespeare’s Globe (“dedicated to the exploration of Shakespeare’s work and the playhouse...
November 16th, 2011 | STAFF, HARVESTING NATURE'S BOUNTY, CHARACTERS, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, STREET LIFE, THE UK | Read More

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London

Seaside Weekend on The Southbank, London
Story by guest blogger JM Merchant. Photos Copyright © Joanna Abram except where captioned otherwise. Feature photo courtesy of John Abram. MY AUNT AND UNCLE have lived in Southend-On-Sea in Essex all my life. As a result, a significant portion of my childhood, and indeed plenty of my adulthood, has...
August 24th, 2011 | GUEST BLOGGERS, MUSIC, SHOWS/FESTIVALS/HOLIDAYS, THE UK | Read More