My top 10 travel photos of 2021

You will have seen from my last post that I was in a quandary about whether or not to renew my rambling for another 12 months, given that solo travel was non-existent in 2020 and pitiful at best this year. In the end, I decided that I would keep solong.blog, although I’m not really sureContinue reading “My top 10 travel photos of 2021”

Big up to you, Blackpool!

You’ll be aware that during the past 18 months travel hasn’t really been a thing.  For some people, last summer might have meant a caravanning holiday with their families, but for me, the furthest I went was to pick up an order from Ikea’s car park, some four miles away. My life has seemingly shrunkContinue reading “Big up to you, Blackpool!”

Smiles and memories

I’ve been wondering how it’s going to be possible to carry on writing a travel blog without actually being able to travel. It’s fair to say that there’s a certain irony at the moment, in creative terms at least.  More time to harp on but fewer experiences to tell you about. Indeed, as the weeksContinue reading “Smiles and memories”