Travels

Posts discussing my days & evenings out as well as short breaks away from day-to-day life

“Travel is the only thing you buy that makes you richer.”


Laughing with The League of Gentlemen

Laughing with The League of Gentlemen

WARNING: This is a local blog post for local people. The League of Gentlemen is the stolen title of a comedy troupe who made their names in the latter part of the 1990s. Unlike the comedy stars of the decades before Steve Pemberton, Reece Shearsmith, Mark Gatiss met...

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A Pilgrimage made via Peak Rail

A Pilgrimage made via Peak Rail

Springtime has finally arrived in the Northern Hemisphere of the Planet Earth bringing with it some much needed sunshine and the bloom of plants, trees and shrubs. After a grey skied mild winter where the sun found it difficult to peek through the overcast spell. To...

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10 of my favourite places to visit in Derbyshire

10 of my favourite places to visit in Derbyshire

I have spent most of my life living in Derbyshire. Despite spending many days and having plenty of short breaks away from the county, I am still drawn to various unique places across the East Midlands region. Derbyshire has many interesting sites of note, be it the...

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Fred Gough

Welcome to Aimless Wondering. Personal thoughts and views are my own. Throwing my heart in front of me and running ahead to catch it. Read More…

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Fred Gough

- October 15, 2019

Fantastic piece in @BigIssue written by @MagicMagid on the broken democracy currently affecting the UK. Many people often feel their vote counts for nothing when asked to go to the polls so we need to #ChangeTheVotingSystem & @MakeVotesMatter today 🗳️https://t.co/wTnV8lgkzA
Fred Gough

- October 15, 2019

RT @FelixhuddsCat: We’ve won the #WorldCupOfStations! Thanks to all who voted ❤️❤️🐾🐾 In our opinion ALL the stations who took part in the…

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Fred Gough

- October 15, 2019

Day 288/365 - #FindJoyinEveryDay Despite a bit of low mood & insomnia last night I made the most of my day by reading around the subjects I'll be doing mini presentations on next Monday 📖 At least there is still time to make sure I'm fully prepared & I got some fresh air⏰☁️ https://t.co/DyHHqi0I8Y
Fred Gough

- October 15, 2019

Celebrating #StationsDay by posting some of my favourite photos of four different stations I've visited in recent months. Vote your favourite from #Huddersfield🐱 #BirminghamNewStreet 🏭 #BristolTempleMeads 🚢 #WemyssBay 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁳󠁣󠁴󠁿 on @RailDeliveryGrp's #WorldCupofStations 🚉🏆 https://t.co/qDO4i3rH3h
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Fred Gough

- October 15, 2019

Got to question: Was it right for @BBCDerby to play UB40's Red Red Wine following getting verdict of Lawrence/Bennett hearing? #TuesdayThoughts
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