Posts in 'UK Travel'


A day trip to Clovelly, North Devon

Moving to a new area is a treat. When I knew I would be moving down to North Devon for the summer, I began swotting up on things to do in the area, downloading the Lonely Planet guide and taking a trip to the tourist information as soon as I arrived. I’m a geek for […]

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Westward Ho sunset

A summer in North Devon: my 10 favourite places

The first week of September still brings out that nostalgic, back to school vibe in me, a time to reflect on the summer past before cosying down into autumn. I moved down to North Devon at the start of May with all the bounding enthusiasm of spending the summer by the sea. It’s been a […]

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Pool Bridge Campsite Exmoor

A summer microadventure in Exmoor National Park

Early Saturday morning, in the midst of the long, hot summer heatwave.  A rare day off together, we pondered how to make the most of the day. We’d made vague plans to go camping since May, but the tiredness of our seasonal jobs had always got the better of us. I was working the next […]

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Barricane Beach North Devon

A Midsummer Feast: Barricane Beach Cafe, North Devon

When I arrived in North Devon in May, my sister had given me the Wild guide of the South West. In the last month, I’ve poured over it, making mental notes of the places I’d like to visit – and a careful note of one’s which involve food. After finishing mindless jobs, I suggested to […]

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Glastonbury Festival 2016

My week volunteering with Oxfam at Glastonbury Festival 2016

This was my second time volunteering with Oxfam at Glastonbury, my first was back in 2007, weeks after I’d graduated from university. After years of travelling, I found myself with summer at home and luckily I managed to get a prized volunteer place at the king of festivals – Glastonbury.  Here is my lowdown on […]

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