Category Archives: Britain

Oxford, London and Home

Oct 22-25 Oxford Four days in this beautiful old city that has attracted knowledge seekers into one of the 38 colleges that make up Oxford University since sometime around 1250.  It has spawned countless of the world’s great thinkers and … Continue reading

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Cycling the Midlands

Oct 14, Ironbridge I left my Inn in Nantwitch into a drizzly morning.  It took a bit of street navigation before I stumbled on the road out of town.  I was headed for a YHA in Ironbridge, south of Telford … Continue reading

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Oct 7-9 York The weather was clear when I left my hotel in Durham for the ride into the train station.  I never am really sure when I make the decision to get away from the riding conditions that have … Continue reading

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Cycling to Durham

Sept 30, Oct 1 New Lanarks I was out of the Edinburgh Hostel and on the road by about 8:30.  I had a little bike set-up remaining, but it was still cold and brisk as I joined the commuters.  It … Continue reading

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Travels with Owen – Scotland

Sept 19-29 – Travels with Owen Not really being sure when Owen, Farah and Tatiana were arriving, while walking about Edinburgh, I was pleased to get an email from Owen indicating they were checking into their hotel.  I went around … Continue reading

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Lake District Photos

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More Lake District

Sept 9, Longhwaite My third day in this hostel, so ideally situated and so comfortable.  I wanted to see the villages of Stonethwaite and Rosthwaite, on the way I enjoyed the birds in the early morning flitting around in the … Continue reading

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A little activity in the Lake District

Sept 5, Grasmere Leaving London for the Lake District I had a pretty full load in my Duffel bag /packsack; full because I have been unsuccessful in securing hostel type rooms for tomorrow (Saturday). And so I have my tent, … Continue reading

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In Search of Britain

It has been a bit over nine months since my last entry on this site; I guess the longest I have gone in ten years without an adventure outing of some sort.  Back in March, three days before I was … Continue reading

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