In this months episode of ‘Why don’t you just switch off your television set and go out and do something less boring instead‘ I went to the Science Museum and specifically to visit a temporary exhibition called Science Fiction: Voyage to the Edge of Imagination.… Read the rest
When you return to the same place a number of times it becomes increasingly difficult to find new sites to visit. While we did revisit some old favourites, such as the amazing Alcazar and the Spain Square, it is always good to try something new.… Read the rest
A curious thing today. Nobody seemed to want us!
We’d set out intendng to visit the beautiful Alcazar having failed to secure tickets online last night. That was an odd thing in itself. We had got quite a long way through the booking process when we were tripped up at the final hurdle.… Read the rest
I’ve been writing these travel posts for over 13 years now and this is the first time that I’ve written them after the event. All previous posts were written on the day and then published. This time is different as I’ve been unwell and really haven’t felt like doing them.… Read the rest
I suppose that we had better get the elephant in the room out of the way early doors. This installation in Weston-Super-Mare is part of what was intended to be a festival, nay a celebration, of Brexit. Obviously for 48.1% of the population that was a bit of a slap in the face and so it was relabelled Unboxed 2022.… Read the rest
On a trip up North over the last few days we visited Scarborough home of the Stephen Joseph Theatre. Most closely associated with Alan Ayckbourn (all but four of his plays have debuted there) but we weren’t seeing an Ayckbourn but the revival of a play called Constellations by Nick Payne.… Read the rest
I was supposed to be visiting the Science Museum today to see their science fiction exhibition. I’d deliberately left the booking of my ticket for this and the train until yesterday as I didn’t want to be going up if it was bucketing it down as I was intending to walk from the station to the museum and there is nothing worse than trudging round a museum soaking wet.… Read the rest