In execution of my job, and the attractions of the UK 

In the execution of my job I get to see some of the major tourist spots the UK has to offer, the majority of the time London and the houses of parliament, Trafalgar square etc but I do not need to sell London to my readership. But on the odd occasion I get a trip …

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Whitby, Dracula comes 

One of the most amazing views in the UK is Whitby, coming in across the North Yorkshire moors, you have a view down to over Whitby and it’s Abbey ruins.  The first time I ever went to Whitby I came in that way, it was a thick fog and all I could see was the …

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Just one place 

Just one place is a series I write on www.allornothingblog.co.uk in which I write about places of either been to or would like to go, and would be that one place in each country, apart from my home country of England.  I have written of  The grand canyon USA Niagara falls Canada  Limericks Ireland  The …

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The Queen oak

Hemsby, Norfolk a week away 

Stella, my mother on law, and my partner Lou and I recently had a lovely week in Hemsby Norfolk. The weather was variable but we only got wet on the Tuesday during our visit to Fairhaven water gardens. Seen here the queen oak one of the oldest oaks in the UK which would have been …

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the decomissoned sruise liner the SS canberra

Where in the world, places i have, seen on a cruise and or want to see

My first journey abroad, was a cruise with my parents, on a cruise on the Canberra, which only 2 years earlier had been a troop ship and hospital ship during the Falklands conflict, My mother, father and I boarded her on the 1st of June 1984, and and we would be aboard her for the …

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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…..breaking the rules 

The next in my series Just one place will be England in which I can break my own rule, as it is my home country, therefore I can go anywhere unchecked.  I offer London with its many attractions, including the houses of parliament, Westminster Abbey and the Tower. London is also becoming a diverse city …

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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 Italy, the canal city of Venice

when people think of Italy, most people would list Venice in their top 10 places to see, and why not, the image of the gondola and the Gondolear, punting along the canal, is a romantic image right? Then there is the sinister side of Venice, and the bridge of sighs, or in Italian, Ponte dei …

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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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