jasper dark sky festival

Under cover of darkness

This is the event where the real stars all are. At one of the darkest sky preserves in the world, explore our galaxy and what lays beyond.

City of the Unexpected, Cardiff, Wales

Roald Dahl’s Cardiff

In the city of Roald Dahl, the characters from his books take over the city for a very special celebration of Cardiff.

isle of wight cowes week

Winds of change

The Isle of Wight’s Cowes Week might be about the races but head along and you’ll find there’s a lot more to the festival than just the races.

isle of wight garlic festival

The Garlic Festival

It seems odd at first – an entire festival dedicated to a cooking ingredient. But when you start to learn more, it all makes sense…

ventnor fringe festival

On the Isle of Wight’s fringe

In a small coastal community on the Isle of Wight, a group of young locals set up a festival for something to do. In five years, it’s grown into a premier event.

second line new orleans

The Second Line

One of the great musical traditions of New Orleans – a Second Line parade – is not something to be missed. Here’s my photo essay of all the action.