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Bye Bye London. Hallo Berlin!

Day 90  15th – 16th May 2017 We caught up with Holly over breakfast on the canal near the View Tube where she works. Headed off to Stanstead  Airport which was manic – people in every nook and cranny possible. Before blasting off to Berlin on Ryanair. We arrived about 10 pm and after fighting […]

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Glastonbury and the Crystal Vortex

  Days 89 and 90 14th and 15th May 2017 Photos of Our Time in Glastonbury After many suggestions of where to meet, and far too long in the planning, we finally managed to settle on 2 days in Glastonbury. Holly came from London and I from Cheddar. The two days was a Mothers day  […]

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Portsmouth Ho!

The decision was taken today to have gender based day trips.Linda and  Charlotte went to a horse show in London while the guys opted for Pourtsmouth to take in a bit of British naval history.First stop was the  Fort Nelson  built after 1859 to protect the Portsmouth docks from the  the French and the Spanish […]

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A little bit Cheesy-A trip to Cheddar Gorge

  Photographs of Our Day Day 88 13th May 2017 We awoke in Burbage and continued our normal fun and laughter with Martin,Linda,Matthew and Charlotte.It had been decided that it would be good to have a day trip to the Cheddar Gorge so minus Matthew, who had to work, we headed off.The gorge itself is […]

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Wrenbury to Llangollen – A Beginners Narrow Boat Tale

  Days 80 – 87 May 5th to 12th 2017 Photos from A Seven Day Journey from Beginner to Almost Competence on a Narrowboat Friday 5th May Wrenbury to Grindley Brook We have watched the videos, read the Boat Manual, practiced the knots and looked up Narrow boat disasters. I continue to remind myself they […]

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Wonderful Wiltshire

Day 44 March 30th to 31st 2017 Wiltshire PHOTOS OF OUR DAY Woke up late in our comfortable bed feeling guilty we had ousted the usual inhabitant of our room. After a warm greeting from the gorgeous dogs and a quick brekky we set off with Martin and Linda and said gorgeous dogs for a […]

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Question: How many degrees were there in Cambridge today?

Day 42 March 28th 2017 Cambridge PHOTOS OF OUR DAY Off to Cambridge today, unfortunately Holly couldn’t join us as she had to work. Hopped on the train going through every station known to personkind but at £9 (normal £24) a ticket who cares? Train tip for the UK use The TrainLine  After leaving our bags […]

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Watery Words and Up the Revolution!

Day 41 March 27th 2017 London Met up with Holly and headed to King’s Cross to visit the book barge-Word on the Water. There was much delicious browsing through a great selection of books inside the cabin and out in the sunlight with much putting back, and taking out. Adhering to the carry-one-book-only rule, some purchases […]

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On your bike Boris!

Day 40 March 26th 2017 Holly arrived early and we hired “Boris Bikes” named after that famous Brexit plonker.These bikes were planned by others before but were put in place when he was Mayor. Once we worked out how to hire them we peddled off through Victoria Park along the Regent canal with its narrow […]

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Royal Albert Hall Revisited

Day 39  March 25th 2017 London Photos of Our Day Our day began with a tour of the Royal Albert Hall organised by Martin an old and dear friend of Chris’s and one whom Mel had not yet met.  Chris and Martin had seen Eric Clapton at Royal Albert Hall in the nineties – memories […]

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