Snapshots #29: Alnwick Castle & Gardens

My last snapshot post talks about part of my Shetland adventure, so be sure to catch up here! Alnwick is a small historical town nestled in the heart of Northumberland, on the east coast of England. Alnwick is famous for several things, mainly its incredible castle and gardens. The castle itself is the second largestContinue reading “Snapshots #29: Alnwick Castle & Gardens”

Snapshots #28: Sumburgh Head, Shetland

Sumburgh head is part of a headland at the southernmost tip of the mainland in the Shetland isles. As well as it’s iconic lighthouse, Sumburgh head is recognised as a wildlife reserve thanks to its 100m rocky cliff being home to a variety of seabirds such as fulmers, guillemots and puffins. Unfortunately seabird populations haveContinue reading “Snapshots #28: Sumburgh Head, Shetland”

Snapshots #20: Boss dog’s Beach Adventure

November 2019. The weather in Normandy is typical of the season, being a deluge of rain, whipped around by vicious biting winds. Of course, this typical day happened to be my birthday, and we just had to go to the beach. Stuffing ourselves full of delectable Hamembert baguettes, (Ham and Camembert) in the safety ofContinue reading “Snapshots #20: Boss dog’s Beach Adventure”

Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog

Betwixt the straight roads, scattered towns and confused moose in Eastern Ontario lies a bog. This bog is one of the biggest prehistoric bogs in Ontario, yet the people of Ottawa don’t really know much about it. I, of course, being the adventurous human that I am, and Canada having a distinct lack of castles,Continue reading “Snapshots #19: Mer Bleue Bog”