Tag Archives: holidays

Special moments

No photo-shoot of the afore-mentioned digger as the weather turned to torrential rain. HBTW and Son #2 kept at it for most of the day; despite the mud they achieved a commendable clearing-up operation, though it meant having 2 skips … Continue reading

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Home again

As you may have guessed we have been away doing a tour again – visiting Son #2 and having a trip round the Moray Coast. It is not called the Sunshine Coast for nothing.  Had a brilliant time apart from … Continue reading

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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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