Days Out, Photography, Travel, UK

National Trust – Powis Castle & Garden

Nestled in the mid-Wales countryside on the outskirts of Welshpool, Powis Castle & Gardens is another fabulous property in the National Trust's portfolio. Powis Castle was originally built in the thirteenth century by a Welsh Prince named¬†Gruffydd ap Gwenwynwyn (try pronouncing that if your not Welsh). One of the Prince's descendants sold the castle to… Continue reading National Trust – Powis Castle & Garden

Beach, Cities, Travel

Barcelona Highlights

I'm guessing that Barcelona is on most people's lists of city-breaks in Europe? It has everything going for it. It's cultural. It's cosmopolitan. It has beaches. It has wonderful history and architecture. It has great food. It has all of these things in abundance. Oh and being in Spain, it has sunshine. I knew there… Continue reading Barcelona Highlights

Activities, Days Out, Travel, UK

Spring, sprung.

You may not be familiar with¬†Welford Park, a privately owned country house and estate in Berkshire, situated on the outskirts of Newbury, but if you are one of the millions of people who tune into the Great British Bake Off every year, then you will certainly recognise the house and grounds, as this it where… Continue reading Spring, sprung.

Cities, Photography, Travel

Walking, ‘In Bruges’

Towards the back end of last year we were discussing holidays for 2018. Where would we go? What would we do? We have a couple of bucket list holidays in the planning stages for 2019 (which are not going to come cheap), so we thought we should be a little bit more creative this year.… Continue reading Walking, ‘In Bruges’

Cities, Photography, Travel

My San Francisco – Part One

"I left my heart in San Francisco." Tony Bennett It's a bit of a cliche, I know, but I think I did leave my heart in San Francisco. This is a city I fell in love with and returned to more than once, each time having a different experience, exploring more of the city but… Continue reading My San Francisco – Part One