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Permanent Tourist

A personal website by Mark Howells-Mead

One man, one camera, 6,000 miles

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The Perimeter is a photography project by Quintin Lake, based on walking 10,000km around the coast of Britain in sections. The journey started on 17th April 2015 at St Paul’s cathedral.

Science fiction, scary monsters and a know-it-all attitude

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Doctor Who has been sending chills up my spine since I was a teenager. And the trailer for the next series looks as if it may be great. Although I agree with Thomas Capon: give the Daleks a rest, for goodness sake!

Secret Britain

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A new BBC travel programme seeks out lesser-known spots in the British Isles, starting this evening.

Portillo in Switzerland

Fans of Switzerland and train travel in the Alps shouldn’t miss a recent episode of Great Continental Railway Journeys by the BBC.

Goodbye Chris

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Chris Moyles hosts his last radio show on BBC Radio 1 after 15 years with the station.

Avalanches on demand

A clip from BBC series Human Planet, showing avalanche control of the mountains near Grindelwald in Switzerland.