Category Archives: England

Old school fun fairs and ancient trees. Life in e17

Sunday 11 June 2017 – London. Summer is coming along nicely right now, we have had a bit of rain but that was during the week, and who cares what the weather is like during the week? I don’t, at … Continue reading

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Central London, a walking tour

Sunday 04 June 2017 – London. A couple of weeks ago I received a message from Martha, a very old friend in NZ letting me know she was coming over to London for a conference for a few days and … Continue reading

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On the good ship Bessie Ellen.

Monday 24 April 2017 – Cornwall. John, a good friend of ours, had his 60th birthday at the end of last year, with winter not being the best time of year to have a nautical party, the celebration was not … Continue reading

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The bluebells of Danbury

Sunday 16 April 2017 – Danbury, Essex. It has been a while since I last posted, as usual it is because I haven’t really done much of interest. Though there are a few activities coming up that I know I … Continue reading

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Birmingham.

Saturday 18 March 2017 – Birmingham. I have had a nasty head cold/virus thing for the past three or four weeks. It has not been bad enough to really lay me out, but it has been bad enough that over … Continue reading

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Back on the bike !

Sunday 22 January 2017 – London. A rather belated Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, and welcome to my first post of 2017. It has been a very long time since I have been on my mountain bike, November 2015 … Continue reading

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Not quite autumn

Sunday 23 October 2016 – Epping Forest. This will be my last full weekend in London until December. Next Sunday I am off to Berlin for three days on a work trip and the day after I return to London … Continue reading

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The ‘YHA’ 2016 Weekend.

Sunday 09 October 2016 – Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk. I have not been to the north Norfolk beaches before. As a child I visited family friends in Kings Lynn a few times, but as far as I recall I never made … Continue reading

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Emptying the nest.

Sunday 11 September 2016 – Torquay and Exeter, Devon. I am an empty-nester yet again. I don’t talk on here about my family that often , and even less so about El’s, so I am not going to go into … Continue reading

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Advice wanted on Pushkar and camera bags. These things are not related!

Thursday 01 September 2016 – London After a fairly busy period we have had, what seems to be, a quiet couple of weeks. It hasn’t been of course; it is summer and it feels like we have been fully occupied, … Continue reading

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