Fridaywoods, a walkers paradise 

  Fridaywoods is an untouched walkers paradise on the edge of Colchester that the military use as training grounds but share with the public. Dog walkers, young love on a picnic or a barbecue, I’ve even seen people in the crater with ferrets after catching rabbits. Ex military are licenced to keep the game under …

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Attractions Round Anglia region 

Gog and magog hills As a child I spent many a happy sunny summer weekend here playing around on the hills and in the chalk pit. With my brother, sister,  father and mother. I was reminded of this when I drove to addenbrokes recently on the Western edge of the Anglia Region. The Fenlands was …

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the natinoal arboretum

The National Arboretum, Armed forces day 2016

In June 2016, Armed forces day, i was lucky enough to take the first coach trip i had taken in years, mainly because i never used to do well on them, but this was a plush modern coach, and my Partner Lou, my mother in law, her sister and I were heading to the national …

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Just one place in India, Holmes and the sign of four 

Why is Agra the next in my series Just one place in, because i’m a self confessed fan of Sherlock Holmes, and one if the most famous stories and Conan Doyle’s second outing for Holmes “the sign of four” in which Jonathon Small and his small but lethal Tonga an Andomon islander companion are chased …

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Just one place in Scotland, Inverness and Loch Ness

Loch Ness Having chronicled a few of those places i have either seen or would like to see, and would be the one place in each country i would like to visit, in this series Just one place  I come to Scotland, and there can only be one place of extreme interest Loch Ness, just outside Inverness. …

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Just one place in France, has to be Paris, and sanctuary for quazimodo

The iconic view of Paris, opens my Just one place post for today, but i cannot just include this, so i am saying Paris, as it encompasses The Eiffel Tower as well as the Gothic design of  Notre Dame Cathedral, the sanctuary for Quasimodo other wise known as The Hunchback of Notre Dame written by Victor …

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Just one place in morroco 

Now that im.back from my holiday I’ve decided to resurrect my series, just one place, in which I detail that one place I’d spend 24 hours in a country if that was the only day I could spend in that country. Well this time it’s Tangiers in Morroco which is one ave I have been …

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Just one place, the canyon of the crescent moon, Jordan

For the latest in my series of Just one place, I move to Jordan  and the canyon of the crescent moon, or temple of the Sun, which was first bought to my attention by Harrison Ford and Indiana Jones and the last crusade, which would pit him again, against the Nazis and bring him face to face …

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Just one place in Nepal 

The ninth in my series Just one place, goes to Nepal, and the ever ominous presence of mount Everest. First defeated by Sir Edmund Hillary from New Zealand. The tallest mountain in the world, entirely above sea level (as there us a claim that there is a taller mountain that has it’s routes below the …

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Just one place in China the great wall

If I open the Chinese and 7th of my series Just one place, by saying this is the only landmark visible from space, most will know I speak of the great wall of China.  Built In part at least in the 7th century Bc, it was a series of fortifications, and a means of taxation …

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