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Posts Tagged ‘church

3 August 2014

Swedish countryside

28th July 2014 This is starting to become a standard weekend break practice – hiring a car for a day and going off to explore some of the country outside the capital city. The idea comes from my own disappointment at meeting people who say they’ve visited the UK a couple of times, and when » » »

7 April 2012

Fun on Funen

It’s a bitter, bitter wind that blows in Denmark in early April. Even though the sun was shining bright the chill never felt much above freezing. It made getting out of the car to explore quite a grim trial, but we forced ourselves to and so we saw many lovely things. We’d driven to the » » »

24 July 2011

Sunny day Quito

20th July 2011 Argh! How frustrating. This morning the skies are beautifully clear and blue, and the old city of Quito shines with crisp light and shadow. Yesterday the sky was mainly overcast with the odd glimpse of blue, and the city was muted and leaden. But it was yesterday that we climbed the perilous » » »

20 July 2011

Old town

19th July 2011 This was a nicely fulfilling day of exploring old Quito. There is indeed a grand amount of colonial architecture here, with virtually no modern buildings and everything stitching together into a cohesive whole. There are some beautiful churches amongst the secular architecture too. One of the finest is the church of the » » »

19 June 2010


We’re on Anglesey this weekend. It’s one of the parts of the UK we’ve never explored so we’ve used my birthday as a reason to squeeze in one more long weekend. Penmon is a fascinating spot on the eastern tip of Anglesey, quite well off the tourist trail. St Seiriol’s Well is a spring of » » »