Home from the Himalayas

I have never been so pleased to return home from India. Not a nice admission to have to make after my twelfth trip to the sub-Continent but I’m afraid I … Continue Reading →





Mountain Meadows of the far North West

Finding ourselves unable to visit the fabled high altitude meadows of Pahalgam in the Vale of Kashmir we spoke to our host about arranging a side trip to the lovely … Continue Reading →


Sojourn in the Winter Capital (return to India)

It’s been a long and tiring journey to get back to India from Worcestershire via Kent and London. We plan to have a month touring the North West states this … Continue Reading →


The Gun Barrel City Quilt Show (only in Texas)

It’s been two years since I last came out to see my friends in Texas and I’ve missed the easy going hospitality of the state, even though, like most people … Continue Reading →


Return from my travels around Europe

I’m home safely from my European Odyssey now but what did I actually learn? Apart from the fact that I’m definitely getting too old for this kind of travel, that … Continue Reading →


Estonia, the Little Gem of the Baltic

It’s the last day of my European tour. I’m very tired and have fallen behind with sorting out my notes and photographs. This evening I can either get a few … Continue Reading →


Assignment in Poland

I had planned to travel due North from Nyiregyhaza through Slovakia and into Krakow during my penultimate day of “Interrailing” but the four rail connections involved looked far too tight … Continue Reading →