The Freaky Madness Continues: Jack Barmby, Grodig, BLAIR ADAMS, Stephen Rea and J Jenner

About 20 months ago I wrote a story of a ten year freaky journey (2004 – 2014) between two people – Lee Adams AKA Lock in Lee and myself Jonny Blair. The journey was hard to explain, as basically Lee and I, when in each other’s company encourage random freaky events that neither of us Read more about The Freaky Madness Continues: Jack Barmby, Grodig, BLAIR ADAMS, Stephen Rea and J Jenner[…]

Foraging For Food in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England

Foraging For Food in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England

I recently embarked on an exciting adventure in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England. I stayed overnight in a hut in the magical forest, which is on the English side of the border, but right next to Wales. The Forest of Dean is maintained by Forest Holidays, who run 9 of these forest retreats Read more about Foraging For Food in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire, England[…]

World Borders: The Ferry from Poole, England to St. Helier, Jersey

World Borders: Crossing from Poole, England to St. Helier, Jersey by Ferry

This edition in my world borders series is slightly long overdue. The reason being I have been on this route more times than I can remember. It was back in 2008 – 2009 that I worked on car ferries in the south of England. I was based in Lymington, Poole and Weymouth. But most of Read more about World Borders: Crossing from Poole, England to St. Helier, Jersey by Ferry[…]

Night Vision Tour in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

Night Vision Tour in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

I was recently out in the Forest of Dean, with Forest Holidays. We stayed overnight in a cool forest cabin, we did a foraging tour in the forest and we prepared our own meals including the tasty stuffed partridge. We also had a food demonstration from Nick Weston, chef from Hunter Gather Cook based in Read more about Night Vision Tour in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England[…]

Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England

Over the years I have stayed in many and various types of accommodation. I’m talking all extremes and here are some of the places I have slept overnight on what has become a crazy journey: Night train to Moldova A Salt Hotel in Bolivia A boat anchored in Antarctica Tents on the Inca Trail in Read more about Staying in a Cabin in the Forest of Dean, Gloucestershire, England[…]

Friday’s Featured Food: Stuffed Partridge Breast in the Forest of Dean, England

Friday’s Featured Food: Stuffed Partridge Breast in the Forest of Dean, England

I was recently in the Forest of Dean in Gloucestershire in England on a crazy adventure with Forest Holidays. We had a night in log cabins in the forest, a night vision tour of the forest with the ranger Gerry, a foraging for food tour of the forest and a live wild food cooking demonstration Read more about Friday’s Featured Food: Stuffed Partridge Breast in the Forest of Dean, England[…]

Staying at the Quaint, Quirky, Puzzling Edward Hotel in Gloucester, England

Staying at the Quaint, Quirky, Puzzling Edward Hotel in Gloucester, England

I had visited the town of Cheltenham a few times as a keen football fan, I ended up at Whaddon Road, the home of Cheltenham Town FC. However, if you know your English geography you will know that the town often goes hand in hand with nearby Gloucester City. Cheltenham and Gloucester are right beside Read more about Staying at the Quaint, Quirky, Puzzling Edward Hotel in Gloucester, England[…]

Staying at the Park Inn By Radisson in Manchester City Centre, England

Staying at the Park Inn By Radisson in Manchester City Centre, England

I was recently back in England, and made a welcome return to the city of Manchester. Manchester is a massive city drenched in history, it’s world famous. Here you have the music of Oasis and the Stone Roses and the football teams FC United of Manchester, Manchester City and Manchester United. I’ve been to Manchester Read more about Staying at the Park Inn By Radisson in Manchester City Centre, England[…]

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