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PICS – United Kingdom

This is a collection of picture galleries from the United Kingdom, the result of trips to different parts of the country (England,...

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VIDEO – Gibraltar

Gibraltar is a British overseas territory on the southern tip of the Iberian Peninsula. It is dominated in every way by the Rock, the huge...

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The road trip from Ronda to Gibraltar and Jerez

On Day 3 in Andalusia we took the mountain road from Ronda down to Gibraltar and continued across the lowlands on the Spanish Atlantic...

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VIDEO – England – Hampton Court Palace

Hampton Court Palace was the residence of King Henry VIII from 1529. Later kings extended the palace and gardens, particularly King...

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Visiting London’s Victoria and Albert Museum and the Hampton Court Palace

Our last day on this weekend trip to London was spent at the Victoria and Albert Museum (V&A) and at the Hampton Court Palace.  ...

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VIDEO – England – Highgate Cemetery in London

In the early 1800’s London was rapidly expanding and needed to secure more burial grounds. In response to this seven new cemeteries...

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The British Museum and Highgate Cemetery – a surprisingly good combination

The story from my London weekend continues here with visits to the British Museum and Highgate Cemetery.   Sunday 27.5.2012...

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VIDEO – England – Westminster

“Westminster Palace, Westminster Abbey and Saint Margaret’s Church” is no. 426 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List....

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VIDEO – England – Chelsea Flower Show 2012

The RHS Chelsea Flower Show is a large garden show held each May in the grounds of the Royal Hospital Chelsea, London. This year tens of...

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Combining The Chelsea Flower Show with evensong at Westminster Abbey

A weekend in London is good for your heart and soul, and stomach. There is so much you have not seen before and so many past experiences...

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Football, the Beatles and colonial buildings in Liverpool

A couple of days in a city with football and the Beatles on the menu, and a long lost maritime past.   Liverpool certainly has more...

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VIDEO – England – Liverpool

“Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City” is no. 1150 on UNESCO’s World Heritage List. This video is from the...

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World Heritage #1150 – Liverpool – Maritime Mercantile City

There is more to Liverpool than a couple of football clubs and pop bands. The legacy as a major port in the cross-Atlantic slave...

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Manchester is football and some more

A football weekend and little else to see in the city with the famous “Theatre of Dreams” According to a tourist...

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Aberdeen is The Granite City

The Granite City is Scotland’s third largest and presumably the one with the most churches turned into “dens of sin”. As...

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