Category Archives: travels

Change of Plan

There is something to be said for unexpected changes to plans. Today, a wet and miserable Sunday, two events were cancelled, which was a bit of a pain given that I got up at 6.30am to get school work out … Continue reading

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Template for a London overnighter

Sometimes an ill wind leads to a fresh way of thinking. Ever since moving to Hag Hill Rise I’ve always thought the best way of getting into London involves a leisurely stroll to Taplow station, a train into Paddington and … Continue reading

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Snowdonia, 1997

Once your children have left home, it is all too easy to remember their childhood as a time when all was perfect, days tinged with a rosy glow. Then you find an old diary entry… We had a good holiday … Continue reading

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He’s on the move …

  Joe, our intrepid traveller, has decided to up root from Melbourne and go walkabout. Some of the earlier flights have already been booked, so this is a semi-draft itinerary – in the true nature of exploration, some destinations might … Continue reading

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