A Long Weekend in the Netherlands

Thinking of a long weekend in the Netherlands? Leiden is just 30 miles from Amsterdam and is a fantastic city to explore as well as being a great base for venturing into the capital. Here’s a few of the fun things I go up to in Leiden and surrounds during my short visit. […]

Channel Islands

A Hard Days Work at Jersey Zoo

Plenty of ups and downs…and flamingos. Working at Durrell Wildlife Park does have its perks, especially when it’s a nice day. Come meet my feathered friends…

Channel Islands

Corbiere Lighthouse (Photo Essay)

It’s Jersey’s most photographed attraction; the Corbiere Lighthouse. After finally getting a day off work after what seemed an age … well I thought I’d add a go see what all the fuss was about.

Channel Islands

Weather Weather Weather

Well its more than a week in and the weather has been horrendous the entire time, not just a little wet and windy but gale force winds, hail storms, floods, thunder and lightening and apparently […]

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Bumpy Flights and Bouley Bay

After a very turbulent first flight Glasgow to Southampton, followed by a second only slightly bumpy flight, a bus journey to St Heiler and a 20 min trek uphill to my overnight hotel I had […]

Channel Islands

Travel on the Horizon

Finally somewhere new on the horizon. It’s not quite travel but I’m sure it’ll be an adventure. From late January I will find myself in Jersey, Channel Islands, sadly not for a holiday but to […]