St. Ives / Carbis Bay
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Sometimes I kiss my tripod
I am not particularly fond of using a tripod because you have to carry it around and once you have set it up it restricts your movement. But it does allow you to capture wonderful images you would otherwise not be able to take.
There's more to England than London
Undoubtedly, it's one of the world's greatest cities but the UK isn't all about London.
I wandered, lonely, in a crowd
“Is this the way to Wordsworth’s grave?” asks a Japanese tourist emerging from one of the endless stream of coaches arriving at the picture-postcard village of Grasmere in the English Lake District.
Why people come to Bath to drink the most disgusting water in the world
As I walk into Bath's Grand Pump Room with its elegant crystal chandeliers, I find it very easy to conjure up the romantic image left by novelists such as Jane Austen. The fine décor, classical music trio and smartly turned out staff make me feel very under-dressed, but most of the other customers are in similar casual clothes.
Build a nest, and they will come
Ospreys were extinct in English Lake District for 150 years but, following successful breeding at Loch Garten in Scotland, the Forestry Commission and Lake District National Park decided to create nest platforms at Bassenthwaite in the hope of attracting them back.
London's Shoreditch: gloriously trendy and downright hipster
Shoreditch is one of London's trendiest and most downright hip neighborhoods.
11 reasons why you should make Bath your next weekend getaway
The city of Bath is one of the most popularly visited cities in the United Kingdom, and with good reason.
Rest and remember the stories of everyday heroes
The plaques at Postman's Park, a scenic green space close to the neighborhoods of Holborn and Clerkenwell – and not far from St. Paul's Cathedral – bear testimony to the courage of (not so) ordinary Londoners.
Remnants of Roman London are all around
At the fascinating Museum of London inside the Barbican arts complex, which features such treasures as the Lord Mayor’s coach, a cell from Newgate Prison and an ornate sword the City presented to Admiral Nelson, I look out on a section of London's original Roman Wall.
7 famous literary landmarks in London
Samuel Johnson declared way back in the eighteenth-century that “when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.”