Pre-Christmas weekend away in Keswick, Cumbria

Pre-Christmas weekend away in Keswick, Cumbria

After a planned camping weekend in October was washed out, we decided to book another weekend away this side of the New Year. Keswick became the obvious choice for somewhere to go when the weather might not be so nice – it has excellent amenities and equally...
A weekend treat at the Midland Hotel in Morecambe

A weekend treat at the Midland Hotel in Morecambe

Last weekend we treated ourselves to a weekend away at the Midland Hotel in Morecambe… This came about when I was there for Mark and Marie’s wedding in June.  I noticed an advertisement for a series of northern soul music evenings on one of the tables in the bar.  I...
On the road again…

On the road again…

If travel is “a strategy for accumulating photographs” (Susan Sontag), I figure Mum, Dad and I with our three cameras did well on their latest visit. It was a two centred trip starting in Essex and ending in Cheshire…  On the last night of the visit, we...
Buon giorno Milano!

Buon giorno Milano!

I had a little trip to the Italian fashion capital that is Milan last week… I was there for a workshop and although there wasn’t a lot of spare time to explore the city, I did manage a little wander… Milan Cathedral – the Duomo di Milano – is amazing.  It...