No Midweek Magnet This Week

Hi, Sorry, but Mark is going to be very busy rectifying his massive mistake, namely removing most of the photo’s from the archive. He did not realise it also deletes the photo’s on the blog too, duuuhhh. So Mark’s Midweek magnet will have to wait until next week. His penance will take the form of being forced to…

Newsflash April – Bank Holiday Ideas In The South East

Hi, A few ideas from Visit South East England.           The month of May is here to bring, smiles to all your faces. Adventures, sights and sounds await, in the most beautiful of places. Eight reasons to choose the South East for a stay this May   Explore the picturesque New Forest by bike and enjoy…

Newsflash April – Another Competition

Hi, This competition is from the ‘Independent’ newspaper online. The prizes are a trip to Nova Scotia for the first prize and a trip to Nord Pas Calais for the best unpublished writer. The first prize winner also gets a commission to write about Nova Scotia, how exciting is that? Five young travel writers can win…

Newsflash April – Explore! £2000 Holiday Photo Competiton

Hi, Camping and outdoor clothes company Blacks and Explore! providers of adventure holidays, are co-hosting a photo competition. There are four categories, which are; wild, fast, panoramic and epic. Top prize is £2000 to spend on any Explore! holiday worldwide. Four runners up will receive £150 to spend at Blacks. The format is to post the pics…

Surprising Bristol – The Third Part (Finally!)

Hi, The final part of the ‘Surprising Bristol’ series follows on from the two posts in January, and only took two months as well. And on the ‘other’ blog there is a three year gap between parts two and three. Oh Dear, never mind. https://mjg1886.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/surprising-bristol-part-one/ https://mjg1886.wordpress.com/2014/01/31/surprising-bristol-part-two/ The second part ended at the Wills Memorial Building as depicted here. From here…

Travel Newsflash – April

Hi, A new mercifully short new item. This irregular item will compose of travel related special offers we have seen online. This is not advertising any specific product or service, nor is any product mentioned endorsed by us. The new May issue of Gardener’s World has a 2 for 1 offer to visit 330 Gardens…

Mark’s Midweek Magnet – Week 10

Hi, A 3d ceramic magnet again, from the Isle of Wight, or more specifically West Wight. Having spent all of our lives living in West Surrey, our most frequent day trips by train have been taken on the London Waterloo to Portsmouth Harbour line. Southbound we visited Portsmouth most regularly, though sometimes we have sailed across…