Our Anniversary Break 2020 (9/36)

It’s our 9th Anniversary (or 36th, if you’re counting from the day we first met) and we always try and do something special every year to celebrate. This year is no different, but we’ve scaled things back a bit because of…‘you-know-what’! 😷 10.50am We’re heading for Norfolk, staying at The Brisley Bell in err, Brisley, …
Continue reading Our Anniversary Break 2020 (9/36)

Our Anniversary 2019 (8/35)

Yay! It’s our 8th. Anniversary (or 35th. in ‘old money’). Today was unique, in that it coincided to the day, with neighbour Trish’s legendary Annual Christmas Dinner get-together. So, for this year, in celebration, we were surrounded by our neighbours! In part, it was just like our wedding all over again! 😍😍 (but we missed …
Continue reading Our Anniversary 2019 (8/35)

15 Years a Blogger!

In what seemed like a quirky and innovative exercise back in 2004, today marks 15 years exactly since I began blogging. Back then, actually publishing anything online (especially whilst out-and-about) was definitely NOT the norm! Still, those that know me, know I was always one to ‘push the envelope’ with my tech! 😉 Since that …
Continue reading 15 Years a Blogger!

Mexican Fave!

John, Trish and Conor came round tonight for one of our Mexican Evenings. No donkeys or sombreros, but plenty of good food… Homemade Chilli Apple Crumble … and the obligatory Cheese-board Plenty of time to catchup with everyone’s news (given that we’d missed Trish’s Christmas get-together last week). Trish & John bought us a lovely …
Continue reading Mexican Fave!

Our Anniversary Weekend 2018 (34/7)

Friday, 14th (Our Anniversary) It’s our 7th Anniversary (or 34th in ‘old money’) and we’ve a busy few days ahead. There was just enough time to open our cards and presents before we left, heading north. Thanks for your kind words everyone!       Ann bought we a very classy watch! These days, we normally …
Continue reading Our Anniversary Weekend 2018 (34/7)

Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 6) – Around Málaga by Bus (Last Day)

Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 5) – The Alhambra – Granada

Ouch! It’s not a great day weather-wise, but I’m sure we’ll make the most of it! Brollies are packed!! Oh, and gloves – after yesterday’s temperatures! 😁 Today, we’re off to Granada by local bus (90 minutes) to The Alhambra – it’s the most visited tourist attraction in Spain, so we just had to do …
Continue reading Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 5) – The Alhambra – Granada

Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 4) Our Anniversary – Córdoba

Non-Scorchio!Today is our 6th Wedding Anniversary – and 33 years to the day since we first met! We always do something special on this day, and being in Spain was no exception.      We said goodbye to Seville and headed for Córdoba by train. We’ll finish our day by heading to Málaga and our final hotel …
Continue reading Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 4) Our Anniversary – Córdoba

Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 3): The Train in Spain – Cádiz

Today’s adventure was visiting Cádiz by Train. We’re scheduled on the 9.47 from Seville that gets us to our destination by 11.26 – all for the measly sum of £24 each return (not bad for the distance travelled!). It’s our last day here today, before we head back to Málaga and our second hotel… for …
Continue reading Anniversary 2017 – Spain (Day 3): The Train in Spain – Cádiz