Reflections of London

Reflections of London

It's been a few weeks since I posted a 'Travel Snap' so this is long overdue! During a recent river cruise on a rainy day in London I took this image through the window as we passed the Houses of Parliament. These cruises are a great way to see London. Relax and take...

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The Lobster Pot

The Lobster Pot

Reputedly the best restaurant in Bognor Regis, I found it lived up to the hype. Excellent food, in a lovely beachside location and great service.

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Teppanyaki culinary extravaganza in Camden, London

Teppanyaki culinary extravaganza in Camden, London

Last weekend I had a really wonderful night out at SEN NIN - Japanese Teppanyaki & Sushi Restaurant in Camden, London. Update: The Islington branch is now closed For someone who loves Chinese, Thai, Indian, Italian, West African... in fact every type of food...

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Freezing movement | Getting down and dirty with the ducks!

Freezing movement | Getting down and dirty with the ducks!

I took this shot while visiting Arundel's Wildfowl and Wetlands Centre in West Sussex, England. There are many beautiful birds there to photograph but one of my favourite images from the day was of this mallard, a very common duck in England. I love how this shot has...

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A typical English fete with a twist

A typical English fete with a twist

Last summer I discovered the Weed and Wild Flower Festival in a little village in the Sussex countryside. A wonderful fantasy woodland had been recreated inside Bignor's ancient church. I can't imagine how long it took to build (or clear up!) but the effect was...

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Hand-crafted chocolates in the heart of the New Forest

Hand-crafted chocolates in the heart of the New Forest

In the New Forest in Hampshire, southern England, it's the norm to find ponies, cows and many a grookle with camera in hand, wandering across the roads and along village streets. In fact free roaming ponies, donkeys and cows are everywhere and are a real delight to...

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Put some music in your food

Put some music in your food

Interview with celebrity Carribean chef, Levi Roots. Levi Roots, creator of the popular ‘Reggae, Reggae Sauce’, is well known in England as a celebrity chef, musician and dragon slayer following his appearance on BBC’s Dragons Den. When I saw that he was speaking at...

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Zombies and protesters clash on Brighton seafront

Zombies and protesters clash on Brighton seafront

Locals and tourists alike looked on in horror as Halloween arrived early to the normally easy-going and friendly seaside resort town of Brighton on the south coast of England this afternoon. Thousands of zombies appeared from nowhere, to the dismay of many a bemused...

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Singing the Forest Awake

Singing the Forest Awake

Last month I felt I needed a bit of a boost, having just come out of a 12-year relationship feeling emotionally battered and bruised. Thinking a change of scene would do me good, I asked some friends if they fancied going to the New Forest, in the south of England,...

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