We took at day trip from Portsmouth to Cambridge, a round journey of 280 miles and just over 5 hours, to visit the The Centre for Computing History museum in December 2019. To keep costs down, and to maximise our time due to the short day, we brought a packed lunch and ate half in … Continue reading this article ››
Portsmouth Museum is a free to enter museum located, er, in the City of Portsmouth. Most of the rooms/displays contain displays that are connected with Portsmouth, one room when we visited had a large collection of retro games consoles and 8 and 16 bit computers, some of which were playable. Definitely worth a visit, set … Continue reading this article ››
Portmouth’s Bus station is actual name is Portsmouth Coach Station. Although ‘Coach Station’ does sound rather grander than ‘Bus Station’, it is never-the-less mostly referred to as Portsmouth Bus Station! Quite a bit of waiting around was required to get an image that concentrated on the design of the bus/coach station and not have the … Continue reading this article ››
A meal out at Gunwharf Quays, the weather was warm, took this cheeky panoramic photograph whilst eating at The Slug and Lettuce. Click image for full size.
We spent a day at Portsmouth’s Historic Dockyard, the highlight for me was the scheduled Harbour tour, we waited for a sunny calm day before purchasing out tickets as I wanted to take some photographs whilst on the tour. Unfortunately due to the time of day and position of the sun, the photographs of the … Continue reading this article ››
On Friday 10th November we went to Park Community School located on Middle Park Way, Leigh Park with some adult friends and an entourage of children to see the KAPOW! (Kreative Alternative Professional Organised Wrestling) Pro Wrestling event. I haven’t seen live wresting before, though have watched enough of ‘The World of Sport’ on ITV in … Continue reading this article ››
My youngest son wanted to go to Adventure Wonderland for this birthday treat, he had previously visited this attraction with his preschool many years before. The drive to Bournemouth was uneventful and the attraction was easy to find. Entry to Adventure Wonderland for a family of five was very reasonable and to keep costs down … Continue reading this article ››
We had a few childfree hours in November so my wife and I decided to pop out to Emsworth for a mooch around the shops, a walk around the mill pond, and have lunch in one of the pubs. I’d heard a lot of good things about the Emsworth Blue Bell Inn, and having walked … Continue reading this article ››