An Outlaw Break

Sometimes one ends up taking a break somewhere almost at random, or at least because it’s somewhere the trains seem to be running to across Easter weekend. Hence Heather and I found ourselves heading to Nottingham on what turned out to be a gloriously sunny long weekend. Continue reading

An Historic Getaway

The world shutting down due to Covid has, for obvious reasons, somewhat curtailed this summer’s activities. Not a lot has been happening while this pandemic is brought more under control. We finally reached a point (at least for now) where restrictions were lifted enough, and Heather and I felt comfortable Continue reading

A Trip To Remember

Three years ago collecting Snowdogs around Newcastle. We’d missed them ever since, so were delighted to learn that this year something a little heavier was arriving in toon, with a collection of Elmers. We had to go and see!

Capital Up North

Only a couple of weeks or so after our Heather and I found ourselves heading that direction again. This time, however, we went further, to a different country even. For we returned to where we began—the Scottish capital of Edinburgh.

North To Newcastle

Shortly before christmas Heather and I took a trip up north to my home town. For various reasons it actually turned into quite a long stay of an entire week, with music, museums and a park at night.