From Corfe Castle to Brighton

Let us journey back to the UK for a short while . . . Soaring high on a hill above a village in Dorset is a ruined castle. It's a strong, defensible position and the crumbling edifice dominates the lush green landscape all around. This is the 1000-year old¬†Corfe Castle, built by William the Conqueror … Continue reading From Corfe Castle to Brighton

The many things I like about Exeter

After a short break from travel posts, here's another from my recent trip. Today I want to tell you all about Exeter, the historical administrative capital of ¬†Devon which I took a particular shine to. Exeter is a city with a strong connection to the past. Its position on the River Exe made it a … Continue reading The many things I like about Exeter

After a mega all-round effort my iPhone screams ‘no more!’

I was going to write a post called 'Ode to my iPhone'. Because I really gave my 4S phone a workout over the past month while travelling. More than a workout... It completed an endurance event. Like an ultra-marathon. Navigator. Blogging tool. Camera. Social media interface. Hotel finder. Tourist information centre. Even occasionally a phone. … Continue reading After a mega all-round effort my iPhone screams ‘no more!’

Apparently the WIP doesn’t suck too much

Today I'm blogging instead of writing in the cafe. I thought it was time for another practice post with the bluetooth keyboard. I've spent time this week researching local sim options for my forthcoming trip, having decided to forgo mobile roaming costs -- besides, I like the idea of having data access on my smart … Continue reading Apparently the WIP doesn’t suck too much