I came across this quite magical place whilst researching a recent visit to the north of Portugal. The castle is the centrepiece of an abandoned town on a craggy, granite mountaintop some 900 metres above sea level in the Parish of Selores in Bragança district.  It’s origin can be can be traced back to the […]

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I was delighted today to accidentally come across an amazing app called Blogsy that set me back about £3.50. I say amazing in the hope that it will work as easily as was to set up – we will see! What makes it so appealing is that it seems to fit so beautifully into my […]

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I was more than delighted when the Night Shelter Charity asked to use my High Street photo for the front of their Christmas Card.  A good cause run by nice, caring people. I later learned it was Winchester’s best selling Charity Card.

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When I was convinced that the storm really was on its way I booked a hotel in Lyme Regis, a lovely little town on the Dorset coast. My hotel was two minutes from the sea. With my kit ready and alarm set I went to sleep dreaming of 20 foot waves crashing into the Cobb, […]

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Max Boyce and Welsh Rugby Football have been part of me for as long as I can remember. In my twenties and thirties playing rugby in Southern England when Wales ruled supreme in the Northern Hemisphere and the Welsh dominated British and Irish Lions were conquering overseas, Max was very much part of that scene. […]

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