England | Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Local graffiti artist adds his touch, even though it will be painted over by another artist within a week

The young man was so intent upon spray painting the brick wall that he didn’t notice me. He was tall and willowy, wearing baggy jeans and checked shirt, but with a...

Kids play in the fountains in Millennium Square in downtown Bristol, England

One of the first things I noticed upon arriving at the house of my friend, Heather Cowper, was the framed reproduction of a postage stamp hung in her family dining room....

I examine scores of fossils on the "Ammonite Pavement" in Lyme Regis

“Oh my GOD! Look at that one,” I said, pointing to a dull grey stone lying at the bottom of a crumbling wall of limestone. Heather Cowper, who writes the ever...

Man-O-War Cove lies to one side of Durdle Door on the South Coast trail

I never know what will ignite my travel imagination. Sometimes it’s an overheard comment made by a fellow wanderer. Other times I read about a city or place of great natural...

Narrowboat plies the locks on the Regent Canal at Camden, London

Green and pink-haired teens clustered around the tattoo shops and clothing stores, pawing at leather dominatrix outfits and vintage hi-top sneakers imprinted with the Union Jack. I had come to Camden...

The London Eye Ferris wheel provides bird's eye views of the city

During my first trip to the United Kingdom two years ago my friend and travel writing compatriot, Mike Sowden, took me on an architectural walking tour of York’s old city walls....