A VERY long weekend … a walk in York (or rambles in The Shambles)

A girls’ weekend in Paris that turned into a 7 week holiday

York is a really walkable city and I recommend you spend the time and energy walking it.

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Some favourite things to see and do in London

Following on from my last post, you might enjoy some of my favourite free and inexpensive things in London. Here is Goannas’ “No Frills London” Travel Guide. There’s heaps of things to add to this list, I know. This is just a taster. Do one, do some, do them all or find your own.


2013 UK Part 5 – London

Saturday 31 August

We’d been warned that we should get to Borough Markets early but thought we were leaving it too late by arriving about 10.00. Hardly anyone around and some stalls not even open yet. Turns out that “early” means anytime before 12.00. I’ll never get used to these late starts to the day. Anyway, we got to sample, and buy, lots of yummy things before the invasion: Turkish delight, cheeses, sausages, and more.

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