Hello. I have decided to move my blog away from WordPress.com, and to a self-hosted site. The domain remains Onepaceforward.com, but any new updates and blogs may not now appear in your WordPress.com reader. And I don’t want you to miss out! Therefore, you may need to update the way you follow my adventures. And…
Built in 1841, the Balcombe (or Ouse Valley) viaduct is surely one of the most mesmeric structures in the south of England. A footpath passes right underneath the viaduct, allowing you a close up view of this amazing piece of Victorian railway architecture.
For years, as long as I can remember, I have wanted to visit Iceland to marvel at the geology and landscapes with my own eyes. Yesterday, I opened the email to the words ‘We would like to confirm our offer of a placement with our volunteer team this summer’.
I leave in late June, for two weeks
The logs are on the fire. Darkness has fallen around the house, removing from sight the surrounding snow capped hills, and there is no sound from outside, bar the occasional gust of wind and the patter of rain. Today, I had the once a year pleasure of the scenic drive from my parents house in Edinburgh,…
The tube can transport you from one side of the city to another with relative ease, meaning that most of London is within an hours travel from almost anywhere else in London. But if your journey is mostly underground, how much of the city do you see? To find out, I decided to walk the length of one of the lines in one day.
Early last Saturday morning, I went up to see the display of over 880,000 poppies in the moat that surrounds the Tower of London, each one representing a live lost in the First World War.