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Sydney

A fun city.
Sydney – what a place! More my scene.  No other building on earth looks like the Sydney Opera House but I found the inside a little disappointing.  There are many concert halls bu… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/sydney/

Australia

A trip to the West Coast
I have just come back from Australia. I flew in to Perth and stayed one week before travelling down to Augusta and Margaret River stopping at Cape Leeuwin where the Southern Ocean… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/australia/

Goodwood Revival 2019

Theatrical
Another great year at the Goodwood Revival. The Barry Sheen Memorial motorbike race is very popular as is the St Mary’s Trophy saloon car race. Hundreds of rare and priceless cars… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/goodwood-revival-2019/

Weald and Downland Museum

Historic Buildings
The Weald and Downland Living Museum in West Sussex has rural homes and buildings set in a lovely landscape in the South Downs National Park. The collection of historic buildings … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/weald-and-downland-museum/

Herculaneum

Historic Experience
On my trip to Sorrento I chose Herculaneum over Pompeii to visit, having been to Pompeii before. Herculaneum is more interesting as it has more well-preserved ruins. The homes, ma… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/herculaneum/

Sorrento

Italian Pleasure
I have just returned from a holiday trip to Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast. One day I took the train to Herculaneum, but I will leave this for my next blog.  The centre of Sorre… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/sorrento/

Surrey County Show

Shire Horses
Over the Bank Holiday I went to the Surrey Country Show in Guildford which is held every year at Stoke Park. The activities included show jumping, monster trucks and the usual liv… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/surrey-county-show/

Easter Passion Play

Passion Play performed in Guildford
The Passion of Jesus was performed in Guildford High Street on Saturday 20th April by the Wintershall Performers. They had done the same performance on Good Friday in Trafalgar Sq… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/easter-passion-play/

Willard Wigan MBE

Art
I was in Broadway, Cotswolds, at an art gallery when I met Willard Wigan who produces sculptures within the eye of a needle. When he was a child he built a house for ants. From… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/willard-wigan-mbe/

Valentine's Day

Happy Valentine's Day
I would like to wish you a Happy Valentine's Day and hope you enjoy it with the one you love!     Please note I will be away this year from Friday 21st June back in the… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/valentines-day/

Sorrel Restaurant

Fine Dining
In the world of top end dining Steve Drake has been a Michelin starred chef for 14 years. He began his career working at the Ritz aged 17.  He worked for some famous chefs like Ma… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/sorrel-restaurant/

Cotswolds

Broadway Village
I went to Broadway in the Cotswolds and stayed at the Lygon Arms Hotel. This charming old coaching inn is in the heart of the village and boasts a rich history with many character… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/cotswolds/

Quaint Rye

Visit to this old town
Rye is a fabulous place to visit. It’s one of the ancient towns of the Cinque Ports on the English south coast in East Sussex. In the centre of town there are cobbled streets with… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/quaint-rye/

Goodwood Revival 2018

The Best Goodwood Experience
This year saw Goodwood Revival celebrate its 20th Anniversary. The fashion theatre hosted a vintage catwalk show from the 1940s, 50s and 60s with vintage hair and make-up. The … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/goodwood-revival-2018/

Richard Bramble

Ceramic Artist
I visited Richard Bramble’s studio in Dorset recently and luckily for me he was there. His unique work is sought after all around the world.  Apart from the Dorset Studio he has a… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/richard-bramble/

Sicily

A four day break
Scopello is a hamlet on the coast in Sicily’s north western corner. It is a low-key destination and is used by film directors and magazine photographers. A very scenic spot but it… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/sicily/

Dorset

Weekend Break in Thomas Hardy country.
I have just been to Dorset for a two day break. I stayed at the Acorn Inn which is a charming 16th Century coaching inn.   This is “Thomas Hardy” country and the Acorn Inn transpo… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/dorset/

Ireland

Recent Holiday
I’ve just come back from my trip to Ireland. I stayed at Galway, Ashford Castle, and Kildare. From Dublin I drove to Kylemore Abbey in Connemara. This is a masterpiece Victoria… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/ireland/

Summer Fashion

Men's Summer Fashion
Why is it that you go shopping and when it comes to fashion so many of the shops are carrying the same clothes. So to get something with a good cut and fabric you are limited. The… https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/summer-fashion/

April Update

Holiday information
Hi All, I am back at work after being out for six weeks having had a hip replacement.  I thank all my clients for their kind words and messages. It was only two years ago when … https://www.shearingenterprises.co.uk/blog/april-update/

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