The Camera Never Lies September 9th 2019 I have just walked through the same door as Mick Jagger. Well, it is technically true - but a few decades after him. I am in the private apartment of Patrick Anson, 5th Earl of Lichfield, better known to the world as photographer Patrick Lichfield. Lichfield inherited the sprawling family estate at Shugborough in Staffordshire in 1960. His father predeceased him and his grandfather passed on just ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Staffordshire Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info