Category Archives: Travel

Posts predominantly travel related.

My final Map Medlee!

This is the final posting in my recent collection of motley maps, at least for now.     France is a pretty big country by any going, the only European nation that wouldn’t necessarily be dwarfed by countries on other … Continue reading

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21 Types of Air Passengers that make life hell.

I don’t know about you but I hate flying.  I’ve flown 39 times and each one I have hated it.  I’m a long distance train sort of person but sometimes flying is the only practical option and if zooming around … Continue reading

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A Multitude of Maps

I had so many maps from my previous post Messing Around With Maps that I couldn’t fit them all in one post.  So here are another batch.     This interesting map shows the relative population density of the UK … Continue reading

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Walking Hadrian’s Wall For Cancer Research

A different sort of post just for a change.  This week is the birthday of my Mother whose death occurred almost 5 years ago.  She suffered from cancer on several occasions and so  my wife, uncle and I have decided … Continue reading

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A World Of Languages

Whilst working on my previous post There’s English and there’s English, I came across this wonderful chart on languages.  There are at least 7,102 known languages alive in the world today. Twenty-three of these languages are a mother tongue for … Continue reading

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The Roman Ruins Under A London Hairdressers

I hope you’ve all enjoyed my recent guide to some of the remaining sights of Roman London.  Since writing those posts, last week I carried out my very first Roman Walking Tour of London from someone who must have seen … Continue reading

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The London Colosseum

We’re all familiar with the Coloseum in Rome, one of the architectural wonders of both the ancient world and Italy but though the Colosseum is by far the most iconic, there are actually Roman amphitheatres to be found across North … Continue reading

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