About to zip

We’ve reached the top of the mountain and we’re waiting to be hoisted up and then kicked out! It’s all getting a little bit real now . . . but too late to back out! I am next in line! And it looks REALLY high up from here! AND HERE WE GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO!! We did it!Continue reading “About to zip”

Castles and colours

Caernarfon is a royal town and port in Gwynedd, Wales on the eastern shore of the Menai Strait, opposite the Isle of Anglesey. There’s a stately castle that sits above the town which was constructed between 1283 and 1330 by King Edward I. The Edwardian town and castle was the administrative centre of north Wales,Continue reading “Castles and colours”

Robin Hood’s Bay

Next up on the whirlwind tour of Yorkshire back in 2020 is the quaint little fishing village of Robin Hood’s Bay. Once the haunt of smuggler, press gangers and fishermen, now you’re more likely to get enmeshed in crowds of holidaymakers with ice-creams and postcards by the handful. First up is the obligatory snapping ofContinue reading “Robin Hood’s Bay”