Tag Archives : Lake District

Bored of London? There’s much more to England! (part two)


Reading Time: 12 minutesThe first part of my grand holiday recollections left us at a grand old Bed & Breakfast in the quite insignificant village of Pickmere (it has a village pond), near Knutsford in Cheshire, just south of Manchester. Nearby Knutsford is a historic old village, very much trading on it’s viking links from way back, and named after the viking king Knut.…

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And another Instagrammed week – UK 2


Reading Time: 3 minutesFinally back from our road trip around the UK, it feels like we were there much longer than 10 days. This part of the trip took us from Stratford-upon-Avon to Newcastle, and back home again. We packed in a lot of sights and experiences, to be chronicled on the blog shortly. In the meantime, here are the past weeks highlights…

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A label to watch: Home of Millican, bags and bags of style


Reading Time: 7 minutesIn a slight deviation from the typical “label to watch” post, this time I’m taking a left turn away from makers of fine and interesting garments and instead taking a look at a company making travel bagssuitable for a Well Dressed Dad. I’ve ventured this way before, when I was looking for a backpack suitable for a stylish man, and…

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