Follow Dr Terry Marsh on his travels around Britain and through France, to the Atlantic islands of Madeira and the Azores. It is an idiosyncratic mix of places, some conventional, some just a little bizarre, but all of them interesting.
Follow me to find ideas for places you might like to visit.
Luxury hotel-restaurant: the new zeitgeist, an extravagance, an indulgence; one that creates an elaborate, if evanescent, illusion of freedom from the mundane, of time cocooned in a different world.
The beauty of Lancashire is everywhere. Gone are the mills and collieries and polluted rivers of old; now it's all brightness, light and a warm welcome. Come and see for yourself.
A selection of books for sale
The latest addition to the great museums of Lyon, France
An essay about the beautiful Lancashire coastline