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
Week 20-26th March 2017 Our Monday by Lago Trasimeno started cloudy and a bit grey, but with no rain forecast we set off on a cycle, our first again for an age not wishing to dice with the traffic on most of Italy’s city roads. We were hoping for a cycle path around this lake, Italy’s 4th largest but the actual track and even the road only hugged it for so long and so on our … [Read more...] about Split…..The Difference