Holiday: Switzerland Day 5

Day 5 – Wednesday, 28th – Fun in Thun! Welcome to Day 5 – our penultimate full day here in Wengen, Switzerland. The weather, especially over the past few days, has been at best ‘variable’ (that’s the polite version) and today’s forecast looks much the same! Just like yesterday, we woke to the sound of …
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Holiday: Switzerland Day 4

Day 4 – Tuesday, 27th – The Damp Patch! 7.45am: Welcome back! and to Day 4 of our six-day holiday here in Wengen, Switzerland! Well, the weather deteriorated overnight, and we woke to find it absolutely hammering it down! It’s colder too, so I think we’ll be keeping it local today! SO FAR… Friday – …
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Holiday: Switzerland Day 3 – Birthday Boy (2022)

Holiday: Switzerland Day 2

Day 2 – Sunday, 24th – A Wander in Wengen Guten morgen Freunde und Familie! 😉 Whatever they’re slipping into the cocoa here, it’s working, as we slept really deeply last night. The first thing we noticed, once we’d come-to, was how quiet it was. Sure, the banning of non-electric vehicles here in the village …
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Holiday: Switzerland Day 1

Day 1, Saturday, 24th – Zurich to Wengen Morning all! 😁 There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep to set you up for the day is there? We slept like we’d been drugged and were now ready for whatever the day threw at us! 8.14am: Before we check-out, here in Zurich, our first stop was …
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Holiday: Arrival in Switzerland

Yes, it’s that time of year again! We’re heading abroad as part of my birthday celebration week. 👍 For 2022, our celebratory trip started, as we set off for Birmingham Airport. We’ve got a single overnight stay in Zurich, before heading for our ultimate destination, Wengen (pop. c1300) in Switzerland for six days in the …
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Nutters Reunutted (again!)

After yesterday’s sad news, it felt a little odd going out for lunch and meeting up with friends! ☹️ Geoff, Rhonda, Paul, Sue, Ann and I got together for lunch at the Olde Victoria to discuss next year’s ‘Northant’s Nutters Annual Getaway’. In amongst the excellent food and service (as usual!) we narrowed down our …
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Summer School 2022

They say: ‘Every day’s a School Day’, and for us, the past five days was to be taken literally. It had been time for our first visit to Marlborough College and its annual Summer School. The popular event had been cancelled for two years in a row because of Coronavirus, but at last, we were …
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Holiday: Day 13 – Our Final Day: Scotland (2022) – Jedburgh Japes

Day 13 – Tuesday, 31st May Morning Reader!👍. It’s the final day of our holiday today and therefore my last holiday post! 😟. We’re home tomorrow, late afternoon – so, thanks for continuing to read about our holiday adventures! Twelve Days of Scotland Day 0 – Compact and Bijou in Carlisle Day 1 – Dumfries …
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