Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson's Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson’s Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine Top 10, Bournemouth, Dorset, England

You might have read some of my previous articles on Bournemouth, Poole and Hampshire on here. This part of England’s South Coast has a lot to offer the everyday tourist and long term nostalgic culture struck backpacker. This short article is all about Westbourne and Alum Chine. These are two districts in the west part of Read more about Exploring Robert Louis Stevenson’s Zone: Westbourne & Alum Chine Top 10, Bournemouth, Dorset, England[…]

Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Gloucester

The city of Gloucester sits proud and unknown to most backpackers that venture to England. A few things have put this city on the map and there is no longer a need to neglect it. I didn’t, so you shouldn’t either. Gloucester is the capital city of the county of Gloucestershire. I was actually in Read more about Backpacking in England: Top 5 Sights in Gloucester[…]

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[…]

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