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Tours England
  • "...thank you for such a splendid day in the Cotswolds"
    A.F. - Utah
  • "Thank you for a fabulous tour - you are a brilliant guide - we love you !"
    B & N - Tennessee
  • "... a thousand thanks for showing us around in your wonderful and beautiful country!"
    JL - Flanders, Belgium
  • "... the Cotswold villages and the vistas were spectacular. The pub lunch was delicious and the atmosphere one of a kind"
    N & B A - California
  • "WOW!!! What a way for a Yank to see France!!! Having one of our old Allies the Brits showing the way!!!"
    WC & PC - Alabama
  • "... thank you for the wonderful tour I had with my father to Normandy and Paris!"
    JC - Florida
  • "We say more than we bargained for and then some..."
    C &C - Georgia
  • "... a rather seredipitous click on Google that let me to you and I will forever be grateful for that. What a font of knowledge you are! "
    SM - Philipines
  • "We just want to thank you again for making our vacation so special. We had a great time. Absolutely wonderful! Happy memories!"
    Mike & Jane McCool, Front Royal, VA
  • "You did a fabulous and caring job, making sure our trip was perfect."
    J & A - New York
  • "You put so much heart into what you do..."
    BE, China

Rob Little’s Blog – musings of an English / British Tour Guide where I not only vent about things that “get my goat” but, also, publish lovely photos and eccentric stories about “this Sceptered Isle”!

Decided to start smoking…..😳
Friday, 5th June 2020

…..Apparently besides being great for your throat, smoking wards off Covid 19 so seems like I need to take it up. I’m already at high risk being a fat bugger with no hair so I am looking to protect myself with a mask, encourage hair growth and try to get back to my old fighting weight !

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

My “Home made” mask 😉

Its gonna take some restorer to get that hair back and reduce the beer gut !

Yayee rain !! Here’s a little narration of my walk yesterday !!
Wednesday, 3rd June 2020

This video shows the full foliage out on my regular walk where, actually, I seem so have acquired a nasty sting….possibly a bee?

Also mentioned, my Mitsubishi Outlander “Plug In Hybrid” !

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

“…..and this is my little brother”
Tuesday, 2nd June 2020

Kids all over the UK return to nursery schools some for the first time – my little grandson with his pants at “half mast” is corralled in by his sister!

With everything horrible going on, I thought this was a sweet picture?

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

“…..and this is my little brother”

The first thing to knock Covid off the News Headlines in 10 weeks…..a”jerk” telling others they are jerks!

Houston police chief Art Acevedo poignant comments hit the nail right on the head !

Trump claims Minneapolis is a ‘laughing stock’ for George Floyd protests and says governors will look like ‘jerks’ if they don’t ‘dominate’ and get a handle on their cities.

And that from a President who is seen “abroad” in terms that both “laughing stock” and “jerk” would fit !

He’s sending in federal troops…..more signs of his totalitarian desires.

Afterwards, police tear-gassed the protesters around St Johns Church – “The President’s Church” so they could stage a photo shoot of The President holding a bible…..

Maybe the Founding Fathers were right about the 3rd ammendment?



Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

“I can’t breathe…..”
Monday, 1st June 2020

Being asthmatic I fear the terror of my life ending that way…..

I am with the family and friends of George Floyd.

Just heard a shocking interview on the BBC Today Programme with a friend of Trump, a certain Pastor Darrell Scott, the least pastoral Pastor I have ever heard, enthusiastically defending gun ownership and their use in the “looting and shooting” context. The most anti-black black man I have ever heard.

My goodness – as if America needed any more problems.

Doug and Bob are best out of it…..262 miles away in Low Earth Orbit.

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

Wanna be Dictator shows his hand to tighten grip on power…..

No we are not talking Russia or even the “new evil”…..”China”…… It’s another leader carping on about setting “vicious dogs and ominous weapons” on law breakers and boasting that “when the looting starts the shooting starts” – inflammatory statements by any standards and the folks at Twitter took action.

Worrying echos of a “Police State, making China a scapegoat for just about everything, ostracising the World Health Organisation and withdrawing all financial support, advocating the ingestion of disinfectant and the untested hydroxychloroquine (with which he has a financial interest) and mocking the former Vice President, Joe Biden, for wearing a face mask.

And now, to cap it all, the Commander in Chief thinks his interests may be best served by delaying the Presidential election due in November and banning postal voting saying it is “substantially fraudulent”.

So…..it looks like we may need to get used to “Chairman Trump”.

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

Congratulations to SpaceX…..Godspeed to astronauts Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley !
Sunday, 31st May 2020

Just amazing !!

And soft landing that first stage too…..?

And amazing video of docking…..

And opening the hatch into the ISS.

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

So it’s been the sunniest and the driest May on record…..by a mile!

So it’s been the sunniest and the driest May on record…..by a mile…..but unfortunately its not all good news. At the end of this week we are looking at highs of 60F if we’re lucky!

Anyway its been great to get out and ride my little bike that I normally ride with the “old men” in the “Moped Club” !!

And more burnt offerings for dinner….a chicken basted in anything hot (chilli, cajun spices, olive oil) we could find then with a can of beer up its derrière and on the BBQ (grill) !

Such things comprise “fun” in such times when we cannot hug a child, grandchild or mother.

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

It’s pathetic…..a storm in a teacup, a red herring…..
Wednesday, 27th May 2020

People could think we are as mad here as our cousins in that other big country across the pond.

Like there, our country is polarised. Like the idiots who wasted their time standing outside Parliament for months bellowing “No Brexit” and blasting on their horns to no avail, these are the same people who claim to be so affronted about the Prime Minister’s loyalty to his controversial aid, the maveric Dominic Cummings.

It has very little to do with Cummings breaking the lockdown. Rather it is another opportunity to get one over on Boris who himself nearly died with Covid 19 and achieve vengeance on Cummings – architect of the BREXIT and General Election campaigns and crusher of the “hard left”.

I have not seen my mother for 11 weeks now. I have been shackled to my home except for exercise since mid March. But I am not apoplectic over the Cummings “scandal” and neither is Mother or any other person who supports Boris. This is a media generated proxy “anti Boris” mass hysteria campaign. Others who I know who are less obsessed of BREXIT are definitely not consumed to the point of having a stroke that many seem to be if we are to believe the liberal vicars and bishops who are jumping on the bandwagon and whet Tories who claim to have overflowing Inboxes.

Suggestion – just for a day, why don’t we let our eyes rise above our navels and wish SpaceX success in their first launch of men to the ISS from American soil for the first time in 9 years? Frankly that is far more interesting.

Rob Little
Tour Guide…..
Let’s Tour England !

Tuesday, 26th May 2020

It’s the “Remoaner” half…. they hate the “political disrupter”, Dominic Cummins because he clinched the EU Referendum “Leave” vote, was instrumental in getting Boris into Number 10 and crushing the “trot”, Corbyn.

Cummings gave a calm and polite response to questions yesterday contrasting with his normal brusque style bearing in mind that a good deal of the Press are on the side of the whiners – Bishops, James o’ Brien, the Daily Mirror and The Guardian etc. In fact many of the journalists questioning him in the Downing Street Rose Garden yesterday unashamedly HATE him.

Rob Little
Our politics is dysfunctional too…..
Let’s Tour England !