Time does fly, it is unrelenting, yet another week is over for us, and the end of the adventure does loom now. Yes, there is an end, we return to the UK on the 14th October and will meet up with our friends at Elddis on the 1st of November. By that time, we will have been on the road 94 weeks, who could have dreamed how the world would change from that day in January … [Read more...] about The Bear Brittany
Archives for August 2021
More mussels in fact were the order of this week, as it happens-very scrumptious too. We are still in Brittany and of course Brittany is famous for all things crustacean wise, with mussels being sold in more or less every establishment in the region, in many different sauces. The main one way of course being moules mariniere, and oddly in the majority of the restaurants it’s … [Read more...] about Moules and More
TTFN Britain and Bonjour France As this great adventure comes to its sunset, we head back to France on the Eurotunnel, the same journey we made in January 2020, this time it is so different. Now we must present certificates to prove that we are jabbed, and Karen’s passport is stamped. How the world has changed! Because of Brexit we were also nervous because we had … [Read more...] about Rules is Rules
Durham is one of our top northern hotspots for many reasons, the main one that lead us there being it’s the home of Elddis, or rather Consett just down the road. So, it was on the Monday after visiting our old haunts in main town Durham that we headed over to catch up with the folk at Elddis and give Buster time to see his relatives. Our hotspots in Durham are in … [Read more...] about And Then There Was Skegness!
Last week you left us in Scotland, about to meet up with friends to celebrate a 60th birthday. To be fair out of the 10 of us there, 5 of us had their 60th’s this year as well 1961 being an excellent year. Catherine was the only one whose birthday allowed us to meet up since Covid hit so we were all so happy to be able to meet up for the first time in so long. As luck … [Read more...] about Friends Reunited and ‘Parmo’ a Northern Legend