A day (and night!) in Paris

Taking a break from some design work, it is both a little strange to be writing up my travel experiences which now seem so long ago, and a lovely way of reliving them. Rather than being in New Zealand this afternoon I can imagine I am back in Paris! We landed in Paris on the … Continue reading A day (and night!) in Paris

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Twinkletoes in Britain Part 7: A Week in Wales

There was no obvious sign marking the divide between England and Wales on the A55 from Chester, but the countryside grew greener, the flat fields grew curves and castles appeared on the hillsides; we were clearly in Wales. Wales has a quantity of imposing castles, but these are not a testament to Welsh power; instead … Continue reading Twinkletoes in Britain Part 7: A Week in Wales

Twinkletoes in Britain Part 6: South to Edinburgh

After Orkney it was a comparatively hasty journey south,  we headed first to Dunnet Head, the most Northerly point of Mainland Britain. It was strange to visit Dunnet Head after Orkney, as if we had stolen Dunnet Heads thunder by previously visiting a point further north. The day was bright and gusty and the heather was beginning … Continue reading Twinkletoes in Britain Part 6: South to Edinburgh

Twinkletoes in Britain Part 3: Over the Bridge to Skye

The weather has realised winter is approaching, daylight savings has ended and the Irish rain seems set to continue indeterminately, so perhaps over the next few weeks I will catch up a little on sharing photos and stories from this year’s travels. Once more, pretend it is summer in the Highlands of Scotland, although you … Continue reading Twinkletoes in Britain Part 3: Over the Bridge to Skye