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Henry’s Hampton

As my meanderings take me around these green and pleasant lands, I arrive upon the palace most famously associated with ...
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Lexicography in Lichfield

It was on a cold and wet winter’s day that I discovered Lexicography in Lichfield. By the time I had ...
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Excellent Exeter

My meanderings take me to another of these small and charming English cities, excellent Exeter. This city oozes much charm ...
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Silly Killy

So, as I finally sit down and reflect upon the achievement of climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, I’m left with a mixture ...
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Daily Diary

Getting to start of our climb We had agreed separate journeys to Heathrow, since I had to get my dog ...
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Memorable Mountain

Kilimanjaro! Where different worlds collide Cultures and differences put aside Tourists and locals unite We weren’t here to fight Mt ...
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Lovely Lincoln

Lovely Lincoln - another city spanning the 2000yr history of Britain. Sounds familiar? Similar to the recent visit Characterful Chester ...
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Ripon Rising

Here I was leaving Ripon after a pleasant evening spent there after work and blissfully unaware that I was leaving ...
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Characterful Chester

It has taken two thousand years to create the Chester of today! The Romans established it as a port some ...
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Central Coventry

The mission is to blog about every city in England. It has gathered pace recently assisted by my work taking ...
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Terrific Tewkesbury

Whisper it quietly but I think I have just discovered one of England’s finest towns. As I’m on a mission ...
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Viva la Via Rail

This trip to Canada relied heavily on train transportation. My dear old friend is a railway enthusiast and was keen ...
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Magnificent Montréal

Founded on an island by the French in the 17th century on the confluence of the Rivers Ottawa and St ...
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Jasper Jewel

Is this the jewel in Canada’s crown? Jasper – what a place! We visited this place more than once on ...
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Vancouver Vanity

I’d heard so much of this city prior to arriving there! In this modern world it’s hard to ignore the ...
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Baronial Banff

There is an undoubted link between the railways and the settlements in Canada. Banff is no exception. It’s a shame ...
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Whistle stop Winnipeg

This great Canadian railway odyssey has thrown up many delightful charms and none more so than the City of Winnipeg. There ...
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Niagara Galls

The next stop on my railway odyssey took me back to Niagara Falls. I shouldn’t have put myself through the ...
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Québec City Qualité

The first stop on our Canadian train odyssey from east to west starting at Toronto is the stunning city of ...
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Cardiff Celebrations

Two down, two to go! Well after a brief and sadly quick visit it is now 3 down 1 to ...
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