Category Archives: my travels

Items arising from occassional jaunts.

Chichester and a watercolour course

Last Wednesday we went to Chichester, had lunch at Pallant House and did the exhibitions.  Big one was paintings (all by women) selected because they had links to the writings of Virginia Woolf.  Some links quite clear – two women … Continue reading

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More Scillies

On our return to Agnes from St Martins we ate on the campsite, cooking a ratatouille, new potatoes and some cannellini beans.  There may have been drinking at the Turks Head afterwards – who can say? On the next day … Continue reading

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To the Scillies and, well – just the Scillies.

I really must finish this tale before I forget what we did.  It only seems like weeks ago because it was.  We got breakfast, cash and a long term parking spot in Penzance before Jerry tried to find a decent … Continue reading

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Last day on the Lizard – the west coast.

Left the B&B with my 4kg daysack to find the guys with their 14kg rucksacks, and we headed west on the start of our longest day – maybe 14 miles – down to Caerthillian Cove before turning north for Kynance … Continue reading

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Lizard walking – day two.

Yesterday, after a pub lunch in Porthallow, we forced our way up a little used footpath we had been told was the Coastal Path.  It became clear that ‘was‘ was the operative word. This morning we found more diversions to … Continue reading

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The Temple of Mithras – a day trip.

By train to London (Blackfriars station) and walked along the north Thames Path to near Cannon Street station where the river Walbrook once discharged into the Thames.  In Roman Londinium the banks of the Walbrook provided berthing for ships coming … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Norwich

We attended the British Sundial Society annual conference in Norwich, adding a couple of days for exploring.  Staying in the Maids Head Hotel at the end of Tombland, a very wide open space immediately outside the cathedral estate, and derived … Continue reading

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