Tag Archives: holidays

Extra Christmas

This is a Christmas shaggy dog story. And a story about extra Christmases. Last weekend we went to visit Son #4 and the two littlest grandchildren. It was just supposed to be an exchange of presents to go under the … Continue reading

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Following the weather

This photo says it all – we followed the weather, going north and west and toured some of Scotland’s remoter places. Misty was delighted with the weather, the campervan and lots of walks in beautiful places.  A real way for … Continue reading

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Summer

Last week I was shivering in fleecy top, anorak and warm trousers; this week it has been a chance to dig out light trousers and tops. The temperature in the front garden today has been 30C  As you can see, … Continue reading

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Add a touch of sparkle

 Don’t have a heart attack wondering if I am suddenly going out of character and running off to sea. This particular vessel is part of a cruising line – Regent Seven Seas Navigator. I’ve just had a very interesting ship … Continue reading

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Pavlova extraordinaire

  You can tell by the expression that HBTW is looking forward to the Best Pavlova I have ever seen. Not to be repeated for a while. But that’s what holidays are all about.

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Stressometer and Camping

My stressometer has been into the red this week. As well as the credit card problem there have been a couple of extra biggies. I’m not going to bore you with them as I am doing the best I can to … Continue reading

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Settling in

Coming back to real life after our sojourn on the smallholding has been more difficult than I expected. First of all some problems with technology and then problems with myself. Think it must have been a bug, as they say. … Continue reading

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Joining in with the throng

Have just spent a happy hour with son #3 surfing the internet for golfing toys. It has been much slower than usual. All I can think is that thousands upon thousands of people are doing the same thing. Now we … Continue reading

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Being a student

I have pondered before over the problems of doing an OU short course from November to January. However, I have discovered there is one very strong advantage. I am now officially on holiday for a week.

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Impromptu celebration

A welcome diversion yesterday when friends arrived unexpectedly. They were in the middle of a touring holiday and it simply set me off wanting to be on holiday again myself. I know that retirement is often viewed by others as … Continue reading

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