Luxury on the Open Seas with Yacht Charter Adventures – Guest Post by Jennifer


image credit: Jennifer Doherty

image credit: Jennifer Doherty

If you are looking for something a little different but still want a luxurious holiday experience then chartering a yacht will open up the world to you.

When most people think of luxury holidays they imagine five-star hotels, private swimming pools and all-inclusive catering. Once you’ve done that a few times, however, you may start looking for something a little different and turn your attention to either more active holidays or those that include an element of adventure. Continue reading

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UK’s Top 10 Attractions – Guest Post by Serena


English: The new LED fountains of Trafalgar Sq...

English: The new LED fountains of Trafalgar Square in London, England, showing the some different colours that it can project. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

What are the best attractions in the UK to see when you visit? As with any of these lists, it’s always difficult to narrow down the best, but there are a few places that shouldn’t be avoided. While a few days in London should be the priority for any trip, getting around most of the UK to take in the attractions is do-able, if not perhaps in the same trip. From Stonehenge to the National Space Centre, and including the Eden Project and the Giant’s Causeway, the following list represents some of the UK’s top 10 attractions: Continue reading

How to enjoy your theatre break in London – Guest post by Angelina


 

I love the theatre, and I’m sure many of you do too. Although nothing quite compares to the experience of going to a West End Production in London. Today Angelina shares some useful tips for getting the best out of your London Theatre trip… Continue reading

Still alive! and back from Holiday early


English: The Walls of Dubrovnik with the Minče...

The Walls of Dubrovnik with the Minčeta Tower. Dubrovnik is the capitol of the Dubrovnik–Neretva County, in Croatia. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Yes, I am still alive and kicking, here and well…

I was on holiday this week, I say was because I came back early, I’ll explain that in a moment. First I just wanted to apologize for the emptiness of my blog of late, I cannot and will not promise that there will be a return to daily posts as my life just does not feel like it is moving that way currently, but for now I am here and will post as/when I have something to say/share.  Continue reading

Totleigh Barton – Arvon Writing Course. Part 6


William Fiennes and Mark Haddon

Friday

Our last day has come around quickly. I wake up still thinking about First Story. I has me inspired, I would love to set up a creative writing group for young people in my area. But, as usual thoughts of my own inadequacies plague me. I don’t feel I am qualified to run such a thing. My own writing is littered with typo’s, grammatical errors, passive voice and a chatty ‘telling’ rather than ‘showing’ voice. I’m not a published writer, just a blogging dreamer, what could I have to offer to inspire young people to create great writing? I don’t even think my writing is all that good!

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