Category: Travel and Places

Trinkets From My Travels

“Trinkets From My Travels” 4 minute read Since moving house a couple of years ago, I’d been using one of my spare bedrooms as a storeroom. We’ve all done it haven’t we; where the task of unpacking everything can feel so huge that we end up taking out only the essentials. Everything else ends up…


For The Love of Horror (and Facing Your Fears) – Manchester 2021

“For The Love of Horror (and Facing Your Fears) – Manchester 2021” 13 minute read I didn’t want to get out of bed. It was 5am on a cold, wet, Saturday morning. My alarm had sounded, the snooze button had been pressed, and I immediately pulled the duvet back over my head. Despite having waited…


House of Holes, Derby (X-Rated)

“House of Holes, Derby (X-Rated)” 13 minute read To ‘putt my ball into a hole’ always felt like an innocent expression until I visited the House of Holes Because Derby’s brand new indoor crazy-golf venue takes a long-standing traditional vibe and flips it right on its arse, offering a unique and not to mention X-Rated experience to…


“Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – Part Four

“Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – Part Four 17 minute read   Previously in Part Three of “Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – waking up to find my headache still wasn’t gone, smelly eggy showers, happy birthday banners and a muffin with a candle, being an hour early for the bus, being early was my…


“Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – Part Three

“Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – Part Three 9 minute read   Previously in Part Two of “Nordic Exposure” An Icelandic Adventure – being in Game of Thrones (sort of, but not really), tectonic plates and a late sunrise, exploding hot springs, punishment for crampon-related cockiness, selfish people who make buses late, toilets that accept…