June chat post

I can see people reading this blog so let’s see if people will talk to me. It’s been really hot in the UK recently so let’s have some heat-related questions to get the comments started. What’s the hottest place you’ve ever been? What’s your favourite thing to do to cool down in the heat? Have… More June chat post

Hengistbury Head

I’ve never been to Hengistbury Head. Always fancied it, never got round to it. When I did GCSE geography, there were six groups. Five of them went to Hengistbury Head and did something with measuring the beach. One group went to the local village and looked at land use by colouring in a map. Guess… More Hengistbury Head

Review: Grayline Iceland

I don’t really do reviews, not of companies, but I want to talk a bit about Grayline. (I need to add that this is not sponsored, although if you’re reading this, Grayline…) When I first went to Iceland in 2011, believing pretty much that the ground would split open inches from your feet on every… More Review: Grayline Iceland

Bregenz

My overwhelming memory of my day out in Bregenz is how difficult it was to get there. This is a Year Abroad story. I was a student living for a year in French-speaking west Switzerland and it finally occurred to me the month before I left that there wasn’t actually any reason why I needed… More Bregenz