Excursions, UK

The Magic of Wimbledon Strikes Again!

I've been a bit distracted from all things blogging recently, due to the numerous sporting events that have been taking place this week. Namely one above all...Wimbledon! I love it and during the two weeks it is on, I will clear the diary and not do much else apart from watch it - hopefully in… Continue reading The Magic of Wimbledon Strikes Again!

Excursions, UK

Taking the sleeper train to Cornwall for a mini adventure!

When I think of sleeper trains I tend to think of something out of an Agatha Christie novel, where you need to ‘dress for dinner’.  Something that is all wood panelling, brandy and cigars!  Well, I can’t say that the Great Western Railway Night Riviera was much like that (despite the cool name!), but it… Continue reading Taking the sleeper train to Cornwall for a mini adventure!

Excursions, UK

St Ives – Sun, Sea and Gluten Free Scones

We had a whole day to fill on the Sunday before we had to board our train back to London in the evening.  What shall we do?  Take a bus to St Ives!  It’s only 30 minutes by bus from Penzance on the south coast to St Ives on the north coast and you are… Continue reading St Ives – Sun, Sea and Gluten Free Scones