Eur ’19 | Arriving in Dunkirk

The van was packed and ready to go and as soon as we finished work we were out of the Lake District and on the M6. We had flexible ferry tickets which gave us a three day window to catch a boat but we wanted to maximise our time away – ergo, not spend an…

Galloway 12/18 | Castles on the Coast

After breakfast we drove towards Ayr and the coast, it was drizzling most of the journey but dried up just as we got out the van. We headed straight down onto Greenan beach, the tide was out and the water had the same pallid grey countenance as the sky which sat featureless above it. The…

Denmark 2 | Møns Klint, Neolithic Tombs and 13th C Frescoes

I awoke to an enticing orange glow from the window, peeking out I noticed it was from the rising sun and this was enough to get me out of bed to go and explore. Just across the road from our little barn conversion, past a small field was the cliff edge overlooking the Baltic Sea….

Scotland 07/18 | Bothy Bound on the Applecross Peninsula

After a night of heavy rain, I actually exclaimed out loud with glee when we awoke to clear blue skies. There were soft clouds rolling in the distance but Raasay was drenched in the bright morning light, illuminating all the details of its coastline. With the door open we packed up slowly, watching the clouds…

Scotland 07/08 |Brochs & Beaches

The rain was hammering lightly on the roof and windows as I came to, it felt delightfully cosy tucked up in the van and I felt like I had had a good night’s sleep. Peering out of the window, the scene was just as grey and shrouded in mist and cloud as it had been…

Scotland 07/18 | Mist & Rain on the Sandaig Islands

It was an early awakening, followed by a wander down to the water while Callum slept on. The tide was almost at the exact same point that we left it the previous evening and you will all be pleased to hear… no stranded jellyfish this time! I positioned myself on the larger rock, which sat…