My Game of Thrones Tour of Belfast

Today I thought I would share my recent trip to Belfast. I love Belfast and it has been a good few years since I was last there. Since my last trip, Belfast and Northern Ireland as a whole have become a popular place to visit for Game of Thrones fans.  I have to admit I’m not a massive Game of Thrones fan. I’ve read 4 of the books and stopped watching the TV show somewhere around season...
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My First Ever Solo Trip To London

At the start of the year, I took my first ever solo trip to London. I’ve had day trips to London by myself in the past but never actually stayed there on my own. I thought I would share the whole experience because it was something totally new to me. In the end, I really enjoyed this experience and I’m glad I did it. MY FIRST SOLO TRIP TO LONDON I’ve mentioned in past blog posts that...

A Festive Evening In Glasgow

A few days ago I headed down to Glasgow to meet up with some friends and check out the Christmas Market in George Square. It turned out this was the perfect way to get in a Christmassy mood, I love seeing Glasgow with all the lights and Christmas music playing. So here is what I got up to. STACK AND STILL After meeting up with my friends in Central Station we decided to have a quick bite to eat....
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Train Travel With A Nervous Dog

I had a few days in London booked for over the summer. Plans ended up changing, which resulted in my short stay in London turning into a proper holiday in the South West of England. Which was great. Expect we had to bring our nervous dog along. Today I thought I would share some tips on the whole process because it went far better than I could have imagined. ABOUT ALFIE Aflie is four. We’ve had...
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Urban Sketching in London

While I was in London in June I thought I would try my hand at urban sketching. This is a relatively new art style (at least it is to me), where you draw while on location. A big part of urban sketching is that the drawing doesn't have to look true to life, it's almost like the impressionist movement in that you get the idea without doing a whole finished painting. KING'S CROSS STATION I love the...