Day 7 – Beausale, Haseley, Hatton, Warwick

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 I will give you fair warning: this is going to be a long posting! Everywhere I looked I saw old buildings, beautiful countryside, and interesting things; I couldn't refrain from taking several pictures - 876 to be exact. I went through 2 camera batteries and had to resort to my cell … Continue reading Day 7 – Beausale, Haseley, Hatton, Warwick

Day 6 – Edinburgh, Balloch, Glasgow, Leamington Spa, and Warwick

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 I woke up quite early which was wonderful because it gave me a chance to enjoy my lovely room just that much longer (crazy, huh?). There was a French press coffee maker so I finally had a chance to sit back with my book and a cup of coffee and read … Continue reading Day 6 – Edinburgh, Balloch, Glasgow, Leamington Spa, and Warwick

Day 5 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Monday, April 10, 2017 Leaving Doncaster behind today to travel further north. Passing through towns and cities, crossing the River Tyne at Newcastle, the North Sea, and passing through the rolling Scottish hillside. I was practically glued to my train window, not wanting to miss a thing. If there had been some way of being able … Continue reading Day 5 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Day 4 – Conisbrough, Scrooby, Bawtry, & Austerfield

Sunday, April 9, 2017 It seemed like the world was content to stay abed on a quiet Sunday morning while I was up and at 'em ready to experience the day. I enjoyed a big Sunday breakfast with what I am sure was the best bacon I have ever had. Big English Breakfast, view from … Continue reading Day 4 – Conisbrough, Scrooby, Bawtry, & Austerfield

Day 3 – Gainsborough and York

On Saturday (April 8, 2017) I arose early to leave London and make my way to the next points on the map. I said my goodbyes to the lovely streets of Notting Hill, then made my way to Kings Cross train station. This was my first time travelling by train and I was a bit unsure … Continue reading Day 3 – Gainsborough and York

Grand Britannia – Day One – London

I just returned from a grand adventure that has been 8 years in the making. Sometimes when planning and expecting something for so long, it ends up being a little bit of a let down when the time finally arrives, but I'm so glad to say this was not the case! While the planning was fun, the … Continue reading Grand Britannia – Day One – London

Finding Balance

First things first, I will apologise for the time that has passed without writing. I had struck a deal with myself when I first began this blog that, if I was going to begin this venture, I needed to see it through with consistency. (Unlike many other projects that had been started and not completed in … Continue reading Finding Balance