August in Pictures

August in Pictures

August is like the Sunday of summerUnknown As we reach the final third of this increasingly strange, challenging and very unique year, I've been looking back over the past month with the help of the numerous photos that I took. August for us was literally a month of hot and cold - several days in [...]

Answering The Call

Answering The Call

"It's created a really special opportunity for those who come" - Andrew Jackson, Governor of the Tower of London Mrs E and I were watching BBC Breakfast on Friday (17th July), and saw an interview with the Governor of the Tower of London, Andrew Jackson, in which he discussed the financial impact of Covid 19 [...]

Lockdown Ramblings

Lockdown Ramblings

Usually my blogs are focused on travel experiences, but like the vast majority of people that share this planet, my travelling has been severely curtailed. These days, because of the lockdown in place here in the UK, my travels are limited to the permitted daily stroll around Staplefield, the West Sussex village in which we [...]