Edinburgh Festival 2018 – Day Two

The Fringe doesn’t really get going until the afternoon and so we were left with a morning to fill. We fancied being outside so we decided to go to Carlton Hill.

When we have been in previous years it has been a lovely place for some quiet contemplation and great views over the city.… Read the rest

The Sculpture Park, Churt, Surrey

While visiting friends over the weekend they took us to somewhere that I have to admit that I’d never even heard of – The Sculpture Park near Churt in Surrey. It turned out to be a hidden gem.

As the name suggests the Sculpture Park is home to several hundred works of art which are set out a long a series of paths through a forest. … Read the rest

Szczecin 2018 – Day Two – A Mini Wembley

My second and last day in Szczecin was mostly spent in meetings but I did manage to get out and walk through the park opposite the offices to the rather amazing Amfiteatr which is, as the name suggests an open air theatre in the shape of an amphitheatre.… Read the rest

ZSL London Zoo, Zoo Nights 2018

Last Friday we once again set off for Regent’s Park and the ZSL London Zoo for their annual Zoo Nights event (neé Sunset Safari, which I think is a much superior name). This is becoming a regular event for us having been both in 2015 and 2016.… Read the rest

Primrose and Marilyn

London is an amazing place to visit and is eminently walkable if the weather’s fine and you’re up for it. This was us yesterday when we went up to celebrate Helen’s birthday.

We were going up for a cinema trip, more of which later, and had the whole day to kill before it.… Read the rest