West Coast Trip: Portland (Lomo)

Portland wasn’t what I’d been expecting, I think somehow I had it in my mind that it would be smaller? Lots of cool stuff going on! We stayed at the Ace Hotel. Visited Powell’s and many many record shops. Ate and drank in Clyde Common, had a fantastic breakfast sandwich from Bunk Sandwiches, and of course tried Stumptown Coffee. The …

AliceWest Coast Trip: Portland (Lomo)

West Coast Trip: up the coast through Oregon

The weather became changeable as we got further North, it was beautifully quiet and much wilder. This leg of the journey was somewhat bittersweet as we knew soon we would have to turn in from the coast towards the cities. We had really enjoyed the daily routine of waking up early to get on the road, pausing at lots of …

AliceWest Coast Trip: up the coast through Oregon

Pashley Princess Sovereign (aka Gloria)

Check it out! My pride and joy! I have had it for a few weeks now and I thought I’d give my first impressions. I generally do between 45 mins to 2 hours cycling per day. I’ve never driven as pretty much everything I do day-to-day happens by bike. For the past few years my main bike has been a …

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West Coast Trip: Avenue of the Giants, Ferndale, and on

There was an unexpected week hiatus in posting as I went for a new job (and got it, yay!), but now I will get on with finishing up the West Coast trip pictures so I’m not still going on about it at Christmas. Avenue of the Giants is a fantastic road that takes you through the redwoods, it’s ever so …

AliceWest Coast Trip: Avenue of the Giants, Ferndale, and on

House of Lords

Something else from the other week is that we got to visit the House of Lords again! Every few years Shelter are kind enough to invite Simon and I to their events there. They are a fantastic charity who do so much great work. I took the Olympus PEN EP1 with me so my handbag wouldn’t be massive like it …

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