Guest ale column: Return to Blighty

Guest ale column: Return to Blighty

Eleven months, 40, 000 miles and 33 states gave the ‘Guest Ale Colum’ opportunity to sample an impressive number of beers and breweries. All good…

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Lake life

Lake life

I’ve never been a big fan of lakes. Give me a choice and I’ll choose the ocean; I love the feeling of calm I get from…

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Weathering the Dakotas

Weathering the Dakotas

By the time we hit South Dakota, we needed to start heading east. We had dallied in the wonders of the west too long, mooning…

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Life at Glacier pace

Life at Glacier pace

When we finally dragged ourselves away from our dream town, Missoula, livers and calorie intake both having taken a beating, it was time to get back…

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Guest (ale) column: Missoula – America’s best kept secret?

Guest (ale) column: Missoula – America’s best kept secret?

We arrived in Missoula with high hopes, it is after all our ‘home’ town (for those that don’t know we needed to set up a…

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Yellowstone

Yellowstone

Yellowstone was one of our biggest inspirations for this trip. Years ago, in our first house together, John and I watched a four-part documentary on each…

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Guest column: Mamma-Mia!

Guest column: Mamma-Mia!

In our family, my Dad is the writer and my Mum is the talker (you can make up your own minds on me), but having…

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Bend, Oregon: The beer capital of the West

Bend, Oregon: The beer capital of the West

I’d never heard of Bend, OR until we met a couple in Lassen Volcanic National Park a few weeks ago. As they approached along the…

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Sharing the adventure in Utah

Sharing the adventure in Utah

Our happiness at being back in Utah could be exceeded by only one thing: Sharing it with our good friends, Tina and Tom.  In the UK,…

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Return to Utah: Moab

Return to Utah: Moab

Our unexpected adventures in Oregon left us with a long haul to reach Utah in time for our friends, Tina and Tom, to arrive the first week…

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