The old capital of Menorca

Ciutadella was the capital of Menorca as far back as the time of the Romans, even after the “disaster” of 1558 when the Turks decimated the city and sold every inhabitant into slavery. It wasn’t until the 18th century when the British moved the capital to Mahon on the opposite coast of the island. The … More The old capital of Menorca


Our Wales trip was coming to an end but we didn’t want to go straight home, so we took a detour north towards Hereford. It was only a thirty minute drive from Ross on Wye. We parked in an old multi-storey car park with slightly too small spaces and very tight corners. We thought this … More Hereford

WESTfield we go Intu Derby

One thing that Nottingham has been missing is a nice shopping centre. After visiting shopping  centres such as Highcross Leicester, Meadowhall in Sheffield, Bullring in Birmingham and Westfield Derby, coming back to the drab and ugly Victoria Centre and Broadmarsh in Nottingham felt almost embarrassing! However, things are changing now that Intu have taken over and … More WESTfield we go Intu Derby