Leaving NiKi 5th June to 2nd July 2017 After a wonderful last weekend in Ypres having a mix of history, culture, cycling, food and drink on the Tuesday 6th June David, NiKi, Pinkie, Lilly, Codie, Carol and I headed north towards the port of Calais and our train ride back to the UK. The weather was oddly exactly the same as when we left-grey and winds howling and … [Read more...] about Leaving NiKi
29th May to 4th June 2017 As we both sit contemplating our last weekend, writing our last post it seemed only fitting that our last stop before our ferry home on Tuesday was in Ypres, where the Last Post has a much deeper meaningful reason and nothing can quite prepare you for that sound each evening. I would defy anyone not to have tears in their eyes during this very … [Read more...] about The Last Post?
Week 15th – 21st May 2017 Truly scrumptious or not is the food of Germany? For me not, in respect of the main and traditional dishes-bratwurst, sauerkraut and heavy meat dishes with big spuds. My absolute idea of yuck, worse than school dinners including lumpy mash with black bits. However what has been delicious and absolutely seasonal has been the sparkle as … [Read more...] about Going Naked
Week 17th to 23rd April 2017 2nd chance- everyone, thing, place deserves one?? Thursday 20th April we gave Italy that 2nd chance to redeem itself in our eyes and world after leaving the country one month earlier with the Italy Lonely Planet guide bouncing off the custom officers head to cries of “ and don’t think we’ll be back here again” Real reason… after … [Read more...] about 2nd Chance
Week 4th to 9th April 2017 What joy to wake up to stunning sea views, waves lapping at your tyres (D forgot the handbrake again!) and to be able to breakfast outside in the sun taking it all in. We really are absolutely making the most of every opportunity now with the ferry booked for our return in June when the views will be completely different in S.E London. But for now … [Read more...] about Hard Cheese