An Introduction to Gibraltar
15 years ago I worked in Gibraltar for six months. It was an amazing experience that left me with a lasting impression
Illuminating Hadrian’s Wall
Drawn by the first-ever lighting of the 70-mile monument from end to end, thousands of visitors filled every local car park, lay-by and footpath, while helicopters and a NASA satellite recorded the necklace of beacons from above. I played my part!
Barcelona to Almería (travelling to Spain with a dog, part 7)
The two of us with Piper the chihuahua, arrive in Dieppe to travel to Paris via Rouen …
Paris to Barcelona (travelling to Spain with a dog: part 6)
Your indefatigable trio arrive in Paris via Rouen ready for a trip next day to Barcelona. We are eating up the miles. Read all about it!
Dieppe to Paris (travelling to Spain with a dog, part 5)
The two of us and Piper the chihuahua arrive in Dieppe to travel to Paris via Rouen
Newhaven to Dieppe (travelling to Spain with a dog, part 4)
Read about our journey from Newhaven, Sussex, across the English Channel to Dieppe in a bid to escape the UK winter
Preparations and Newhaven port (travelling to Spain with a dog: part 3)
All about how I planned to take my Chihuahua dog abroad to escape another dull UK winter
Ash crisis? What ash crisis?
When the airline says its safe to fly again, sadly it looks like our holiday is nearly over
On Holiday in the Shadow of the Volcano
When the volcano Eyjafjallajökull erupted in Iceland in 2010 it caused enormous disruption to air travel across western and northern Europe and also to my holiday! Read all about my holiday issues here …