As brave as a Hobbit

A tale of there and back again in which Sarah Horton returns to sea kayaking and to Wales after too long away from both. And also compares herself and her ways to a Hobbit. The part of Smaug the Dragon in this particular Hobbit tale being played, as you can see, by A Very Big …

Poland part two: Slow Travel

Last week Sarah told us all about her visit to Auschwitz-Birkenau. Now, in her second blog post about going to Poland we hear how important it was to her to travel there and back relatively slowly by train. * I went to Poland last week, by train, to visit Auschwitz-Birkenau memorial which was an incredible …

The Big Circle

As the rain was pouring down from a leaden sky today, Sarah made a special request that we have a day out in the countryside. Somewhere not very far away… * Today, at my suggestion, we went to Rivington, to find the terraced gardens. I had never heard of this place until very recently when someone …

The Giant Cranes: Episode 2

Another perfect spring day for Episode 2 of the Story of Reddy, Bluey and Yellowy. This time we’ll be going up on the roof of the hotel there for what we’re hoping will be some spectacular crane views. But first a recap of the story so far and a look round the corner to see …