I was very happy to finally make it to Carcassonne last week. It has been on my list since reading Kate Mosse’s Labyrinth over a decade ago. As we got our first glimpse of the spectacular citadel, we noticed something a bit odd! Gaudy yellow stripes streaked across the city walls and towers.
A reblogging of this post: Hopkins, Trump and the Resistable Rise of Stupidism.
A walk around Loweswater to see in the New Year.
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Beautiful day skiing the Back Corries at Nevis Range on Monday 15 February 2016.
Spectacular Grayson Perry-designed house where we spent the last few days.
After discussing veganism with some friends yesterday, the suggestion that inuit diets were the best for preventing heart disease etc came up. I didn’t really know much about it, so I looked it up when I got home, only to discover it’s a myth based on a discredited study from the 70s. Bizarrely though, the […]
Having attended a great event with Jim Naughtie speaking about his latest novel at Theatre by the Lake, we took a stroll up to Friar’s Crag with this as our backdrop.