England · 24 August 2023
Robin Hood, [pictured] if he existed, led a revolt against injustice and taxes by the ruler (Sheriff) of Nottingham in the middle ages. In the 18th century some of its workers were Luddites who smashed up new factory machinery to protect their jobs
England · 18 November 2021
It is wonderful when some of the family come round for Christmas – but that does not happen every year as they mostly live far away and have to travel to see other members of their families.

England · 28 October 2020
Woke up one morning in the comfortable Pennington Arms hotel, Ravenglass, and headed for the nearby railway station. The Ravenglass and Eskdale narrow gauge railway (https://ravenglass-railway.co.uk/) starts its journey alongside the mainline from Carlisle. On the way we passed the Ratty Arms where we had had a nice pint the previous night! We were going on the Ratty.
England · 17 August 2018
Lichfield: The lady of the vale, haven of calm, centre of music and religion for nearly 1500 years. Aidan had a pad here and the monks created a fishpond for carp hard by the cathedral so they could have protein on Fridays.