Monthly Archives: June 2013

Glastonbury – Then and Now

This weekend sees the world-famous musical festival in the sleepy Somerset town of Glastonbury. From out of nowhere a new city of around 180,000 people will settle down in the fields to enjoy music, dance and traditionally lots of mud. … Continue reading

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100 Places I Want To See Before I Die Top 10

To coincide with the launch of my new Travelogue book, Planes, Trains and Sinking Boats  over the last few weeks I have written about my 100 must see places.  I won’t call this a bucket list as I only travel … Continue reading

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Going To The Cinema Alone…. Specifically For The Great Gatsby (2013 film)

For the last few months whilst being without a job I have made it my business to go to the cinema once a week on a Tuesday during which I get to see films for half price. It may be … Continue reading

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100 Places I Want To See Before I Die (20 – 11)

Celebrating the publishing of my new travelogue Planes Trains & Sinking Boats I am continuing my countdown of top 100 list of places I want (and wanted) to see when I was a student.  If you missed the countdown so … Continue reading

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100 Places I Want To See Before I Die (30 -21)

Celebrating the publishing of my new travelogue Planes Trains & Sinking Boats I am continuing my countdown of top 100 list of places I want (and wanted) to see when I was a student.  If you missed the countdown so … Continue reading

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100 Places I Want To See Before I Die (40-31)

Celebrating the publishing of my new travelogue Planes Trains & Sinking Boats I am continuing my countdown of top 100 list of places I want (and wanted) to see when I was a student.  If you missed the countdown so … Continue reading

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The signing of The Magna Carta 798 years ago today.

This weekend marks the 798th anniversary of the signing of The Magna Carta or Great Charter.  It is known world-wide as being the founding of modern principles of democracy and individual rights and freedoms while curtailing the power of the … Continue reading

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