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Black Horse Nuthurst

Black Horse Nuthurst

Black Horse Nuthurst The Black Horse Nuthurst is a village in West Sussex and is one of those delightful hidden places you can find scattered through Sussex. The village itself […]

Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia

Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia

Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia The Royal Victoria Hotel Snowdonia was in a brilliant location for exploring Snowdonia National Park. It literally is the base of Mount Snowdon in the village […]

Conwy Falls Rhaeadr Y Graig LwydConwy Falls Rhaeadr Y Graig Lwyd

Conwy Falls

Conwy Falls Conwy Falls or Rhaeadr Y Graig Lwyd is a waterfall in Betws-y-Coed, North Wales. Well signposted by the side of the A5 south of the town, the falls […]

Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed

Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed

Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed The second in my waterfall series is the Swallow Falls, Betws-y-Coed. Perhaps the most accessible of the three waterfalls in my Snowdonia Waterfalls series, there are proper […]

Weald and Downland Living Museum

Weald and Downland Living Museum

Weald and Downland Living Museum The Weald and Downland Living Museum, nestled on the South Downs in West Sussex, is a great day out! There is an awful lot to […]

Ceunant Mawr Waterfall

Ceunant Mawr Waterfall

Ceunant Mawr Waterfall Ceunant Mawr waterfall in Llanberis, North Wales is a great waterfall to visit and the price is right! Free! Also, it was probably the best of the […]

Things to see in Catania

Things to see in Catania

Things to see in Catania While Catania in Sicily isn’t bursting with things to do, there are a few good things to see in Catania. Fish Market The favourite of […]

How to do Focus Stacking in Photoshop CC

How to do Focus Stacking in Photoshop CC

How to do Focus Stacking in Photoshop CC What is focus stacking in photography?     Focus stacking in Photoshop CC is a technique that can make your photos pin-sharp from […]

The Chequers Inn Rowhook

Chequers Inn Rowhook

Chequers Inn Rowhook The Chequers Inn Rowhook, just off the A29 south of Ockley, has some fabulous history and some great food. Even, allegedly, a couple of ghosts knocking about […]

Bus from Catania to TaorminaBus from Catania to Taormina

Bus from Catania to Taormina

How to get the Bus from Catania to Taormina How to get the Bus from Catania to Taormina is not as easy as it might first appear. Italy is famous […]

STEAK hOUSE cATANIA

Steak House Catania

Steak House Catania It’s not often I rave about a restaurant, but the Steak House Catania is worth the rave. Visually, an unimposing restaurant but looking delightful all the same, […]

Visit to Mount Etna

Visit to Mount Etna

Visit to Mount Etna Mount Etna in Sicily is Italy’s highest volcano and one of the most active in the world. Currently 3323 metres, it’s exact height changes with every […]

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum)

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum)

Best Cenotes Tulum (My Top 3 Cenotes in Tulum) Best Cenotes Tulum – Mexico is an amazing place, with warm tropical evenings surrounded by birdsong, picture-postcard sunrises, great food and, […]

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill

Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill I’ve always liked the Rhododendron Gardens Leith Hill. And I have found as I have got older that I like them even more. Now, I’m not […]

Cenote Choo-Ha

Cenote Choo-Ha

Cenote Choo-Ha From above ground, Cenote Choo-Ha is not much to look at. There is a jungle hut, slightly reminiscent of a guerilla fighters hideout! Also, there are some basic […]

Gran Cenote Tulum

Gran Cenote Tulum

Gran Cenote Tulum Gran Cenote Tulum, sometimes incorrectly called Grand Cenote is one of those places you just have to visit. I’d heard about Cenotes on a nature documentary many […]

The Sian Ka'an at Grand Tulum

The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum

The Sian Ka’an at Grand Tulum Tropical beach? Check. Turquoise waters? Check. In fact, add in any other cliches you want to evoke an image of a gorgeous hotel on […]

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday?

How many electrical devices do you take on holiday? Okay, the question is How many electrical devices do you take on holiday? I’m just packing my bags for Mexico just […]

Tromso Gallery

Tromso Gallery

Tromso Gallery Brilliant in all respects but colder than a Politicians’ heart, Tromso was a fantastic adventure! Here are a few of my favourite photos from my Tromso Gallery. Also, […]

How to see the Northern Lights

How to see the Northern Lights

How to see the Northern Lights How to see the Northern Lights or perhaps more accurately how to greatly increase your chances of seeing the Northern Lights! Of course, being […]

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

How to Photograph the Northern Lights

How to Photograph the Northern Lights It was a question I only had the vaguest answer to – How to Photograph the Northern Lights? I read online that the camera […]

Sydspissen Hotel Tromso

Sydspissen Hotel Tromso

Sydspissen Hotel If you are looking for somewhere to stay, the Sydspissen Hotel Tromso is certainly worth a look. Overlooking Telegrafbukta Beach, the Sydspissen Hotel Tromso is just a 5-minute […]

Rocket Kiosk Tromso

Rocket Kiosk Tromso The Rocket Kiosk Tromso is Norway’s smallest pub that also serves Reindeer hotdogs! Okay, firstly, if you are in Tromso, you have to visit this! It’s brilliantly […]

In Search Of The Northern Lights (4)

In Search of the Northern Lights

In Search of the Northern Lights In Search of the Northern Lights – I’ve wanted to see the Northern lights for a long time. We’ve all seen the pictures of the […]

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 +

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 +

Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 + Mobile Photography with a Samsung S9 Plus – I own several cameras. A couple of DSLR’s, a Nikon D7200 and a D40X, a […]

The Grantley Arms Wonersh picture

The Grantley Arms Wonersh

The Grantley Arms Wonersh The Grantley Arms Wonersh – are you looking for a pub with great food, some fabulous history and even a couple of ghosts kicking about the […]

Understanding british seaside towns

Understanding British Seaside Towns

British Seaside Towns Fish and chips, buckets and spades, beach huts, a Punch and Judy show and penny amusement arcades. British seaside towns are quintessentially British and I think, fairly unique […]

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins

Bramber Castle Ruins When you arrive at Bramber Castle ruins car park, the first thing you will notice is a church, St Nicholas. It is old, even by British standards! […]

KTM Resort

KTM Resort – Batam Island Indonesia

KTM Resort – Batam Island Indonesia The reason we stayed at KTM Resort on Batam Island, Indonesia was simple. I wanted to go snorkelling. And, Singapore isn’t great for that. […]

Photography Tutorials

Photography Tutorials

Photography Tutorials Welcome to my Photography Tutorials page. On this page, I’ve gathered together all of my photography tutorials, hints and tips to help you take better photos.  We all […]

Casa Batllo Gallery

Casa Batllo Gallery

Casa Batllo Gallery My Casa Batllo Gallery is a few of my favourite photos from the Barcelona house designed by Gaudi. And, I think it is the most brilliantly weird house I […]

St James' Church - Shere

St James’ Church – Shere

St James’ Church – Shere The village of Shere in Surrey is arguably the most filmed village in Surrey. Scenes from Bridget Jones – The Edge of Reason was filmed […]

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery

Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery Welcome to my Guggenheim Bilbao Gallery. I have reviewed my trip in full Guggenheim Bilbao Review But, I just wanted to share some additional photos that didn’t […]

hitoric pubs of sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex

Historic Pubs of Sussex Welcome to my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex! Below you will find a list of some of my favourite Historic Pubs of Sussex (Skip to them […]

Egypt Gallery

Egypt Gallery

Egypt Gallery Welcome to my Egypt Gallery! What can be said about Egypt which is not already been said? As Percy Bysshe Shelley mentioned, to see the civilisation of Ancient Egypt […]