Life, travel

Oslo Diaries: A Day In The Bygdøy Peninsula – The Southerner Blogs

Although most of our adventures in Oslo were in the heart of the city, we did venture a little further out to the fjords and peninsulas too. Bygdøy is a peninsula to the west of the city centre that attracts countless visitors because it houses some of Oslo’s most popular museums.   You can get there…
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Buildings I like, travel

Aldgate Priory – the medieval ruins inside a 21st century office block. | Stephen Liddell

Two weeks ago I was wondering round the streets of Whitechapel and Aldgate looking for a rather secret churchyard that I had passed by many times but never assumed I could get inside.  Typically, the gate which is often open, was firmly locked on my visit so I couldn’t get in.  However whilst determinedly trying…
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Dorset life, Nature, travel, Uncategorized

Around Witchampton – The Dorset Rambler

It is great to go out walking, or indeed cycling, for the whole day but sometimes that is just not possible because even when you are retired, you still have calls on your time……some would say that you have even more calls on your time than when you are working 🙂 ! Well on those…
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Buildings I like, Railway, Railway days, travel

Bend it Like Dobson (Newcastle station, Tyne and Wear, UK) – The Beauty of Transport

York station tends to get all the glory these days, but if you want the best (the original and best, in fact) big curved railway station, you’ll need to head another hour or so up the East Coast Main Line to Newcastle. I’m fascinated and puzzled by the fact that York station is so much…
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Life, Nature, travel

Chilly new year for Winterwatch – The Beyonder

WINTERWATCH will return to BBC Two next year, broadcasting live from a new location in the wildest landscape of the UK – the Cairngorms National Park – which is to be the new, year-round home for The Watches. Presenters Chris Packham, Michaela Strachan and Gillian Burke will host the wildlife extravaganza, kicking off the year…
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