Somerset: signs, scribbles and just plain silliness

Being an aspiring wordsmith, I take huge enjoyment from the written word. When we’re out and about on hiking trips I always enjoy reading the local interpretation boards, information leaflets… even the signposts. Most are pretty dull or just plain … Continued

England Coast Path – Weston to Burnham-on-Sea

I was too tired to really notice when we rolled in last night, but this morning I opened the curtains of our Premier Inn room to be confronted with a superb, close-up view of a big wheel. Not that I’m … Continued

England Coast Path – Clevedon to Weston

With our elevensies rapidly devoured and the sky getting greyer and greyer, we reluctantly hoisted our rucksacks onto our backs and set off again. Clevedon is home to the largest tidal pool I’ve ever seen. Marine Lake is located at the far … Continued

England Coast Path – Severn Estuary to Bridgwater Bay

Whenever we walk along the south east Wales coastline between Llantwit Major and Worm’s Head, we find ourselves pondering on the way the English coastline (opposite) creates an illusion that the open sea is upriver and vice versa. Read more … Continued