Europe

Adventures in County Kerry

They said it was graceful. This is what I was later told anyway. But all I remember is a fair amount of stamping, blowing and the thought that I might end up with a crushed camera in any second. Apparently the scrabble to remain upright before giving into gravity and a soggy, head-first landing was, can you believe it, dainty.

Yeah right, I state. Peter had just been chomped in the bottom and…

Read more here: West Cork – Adventure Ireland Feature (26Sep11)

Escape to The Lake District

As late afternoon settled itself warmly amid the fells and Lake Windermere turned copper under a weakening sun, we drunk up the remainder of the day along with pots of tea on the hotel terrace. It was just ourselves and a pair of ducks. The view down the lawns and out over the lake was sweeping, black birds chortled goodnight, cherry blossom confetti drifted in the breeze and…

Read more here: Lake District Accommodation Review – Fayrer Gardens & The Brown Horse Inn (02May11)

A Spa Break in The Cotswolds – UK

Saturday, early morning, and Laura and I were zipping along the A40, onto the M40 and out of London – what a reprieve.
A girlie weekend was on the cards and we were both keen to leave the mayhem of London and its gridlock social scene for a short interval in the countryside. To be more specific, a couple of days in the Cotswold Hills where there’s space to swing a cat, green scenes of outstanding natural beauty..

Read more here: Cotswold Hotel Review – Wyck Hill House Resort & Spa – Travelbite.co.uk 18Nov10

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