Tag Archives: Travel

A trip to Bisham

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A work trip to Bisham Abbey, near Marlow, on a warm, early Autumn day. What a lovely place; hadn’t realised the sports complex was so big/important. Dinner at the Royal Oak the evening before.photo 1 photo 2


Hey, Hey Avebury

photo 1Old pics, forgot I had them. From Avebury, a National Trust property in Wiltshire, in early Spring. Stone circles, Neolithic burial chambers, a restored manor house, Bronze Age ‘barrows’…they’ve even got a Henge! A lovely part of England.

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Tuscany, June

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Pisa, Scorgiano, Pievescola, Siena, Sovicille, Rosia, Radda, the Poggibonsi PAM, Casole d’Elsa, Monteriggioni, Florence, Greve, San Gimignano, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Gaiole, Grosetto (where it is 10 degrees hotter), Montiano, Magliano, Orbetello, Fonteblanda. The beaches at Albarese, Torba, Giannella & Feniglia. The smell of jasmine, the poppies in the fields, the coffee, the ice cream, the food. Bruno, Teresa, Eleanora, Francesco, Penelope & Sergio. Canadians, Poles & Irish.

The soundtrack: Kishi Bashi, Stars, Andrew Bird. Watching Mad Men 4. Reading Caballo Blanco, Ray Bradbury, Fleshlight & Tourist Snapshots on Readibility. The drive: Fiat Panda. The diversion: Doncaster Airport.