Edinburgh Castle

48 hours in ‘The Athens of the North’

Earlier this year, we set off to ‘The Athens of the North’ to visit some of my old haunts, see the key sights once again

Cyclists in Paris Tour de France

How to watch the final stage of the Tour de France in Paris

The 105th Tour de France starts on Saturday 7 July in the Vendee.  Some 3500 km later, the 22 teams and 176 riders will aim

Pevensey Castle

Where the Normans landed in 1066!

In September 1066, Duke William II of Normandy landed a French force at Pevensey, intent on taking the English throne from King Harold II.  Two

Bletchley Park once the top-secret home of the World War Two Codebreakers,

Codebreaking at Bletchley Park

Back from a fascinating (and technically mind boggling!) visit to Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes.  It’s about an hour from London.    Featured in the

Cotswolds

The beautiful Cotswolds in autumn

There’s a freshness in the air and the foliage is turning to brilliant hues of red, orange and yellow in the Cotswolds in autumn.  It’s