London

“No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford” – Samuel Johnson   Ah London, the big smoke, a city so full of history and life. One of my favourite places in the world.  I remember the first time I…

Dorset

“Life is to be felt, not figured out. – Thomas Hardy” For the past 18 months or so that I’ve lived in the UK, I’ve been asking people where I should visit. Which sights to see and places to explore and Dorset almost always popped up in the answers. I’d heard about it before, about…

Stourhead House and Gardens

“Completely and perfectly and incandescently happy” – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice It was a sort of spur of the moment adventure. A “grab your camera, we’re driving for a couple hours” kind of a day, my favourite kind of all. Driving in the south of England is beautiful, with rolling hills and sheep and…