Villa Howden

Another weekend adventure, another Instameet and another fantastic day in a beautiful location. I could get used to this. For Instameet 29 there was a brilliant turnout at Villa Howden, located near the village of……..you’re absolutely right, you’ve won the toaster oven….Howden. So what is Villa Howden? Well I’ll let their very nicely written website … More Villa Howden

Welcome to the Rock

It’s a strange place to visit, old Alcatraz. Given what it was, it really shouldn’t be a tourist destination. And yet, millions of people go there every year to ooh and aah at the former homes of murderers, rapists and hardcore criminals. Hell, if you’re “lucky”, you can even have a chat with a former … More Welcome to the Rock

Walk to the hiiiiiiilllls, run foooooorrr your liiiiiiiife.

I finally got up into the Berkeley hills the other weekend after having promised myself to get up there at some stage. Hopping aboard the 65 bus from downtown Berkeley it made its way up through the winding roads of the Berkeley Hills, past houses with no doubt whopping price tags and stunning bay views. … More Walk to the hiiiiiiilllls, run foooooorrr your liiiiiiiife.