Pacific Paradise – Day 5/28

Thursday13th April:Papeete, Tahiti Another day, another country – and another timezone! Having said goodbye to San Francisco this morning, we’re now on our way to Tahiti in French Polynesia and the capital town of Papeete. It’s an eight-hour (ish) flight, courtesy of United Airlines, UA115, and there’s another change to our watches. We were -8 …
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Pacific Paradise – Day 4/28

Wednesday, 12th April: San Francisco (last full day) Catching up? For a quick summary of our holiday plans, click on ‘Paradise Found’ above 👍 Good morning all! 👍😀. It’s our last full day here in glorious San Francisco. We’ve already taken the Big Bus Tour (Monday) and visited Alcatraz (yesterday) and so today, we’re going …
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New Year Getaway (2023) – Day 5 (Final Day)

Monday, 2nd January 2023 Morning all! 👍😀 It’s our last full day here at Church Farm Holiday Park – just a few hundred metres away from the beach at Aldeburgh, Suffolk. 9.05am: Holy Moly! It’s NOT raining! That’s two days in a row! 😉. Cancel my Amazon Prime order for the Ark Building Kit!!! Wet, …
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New Year Getaway (2023) – Day 2

Friday, 30th December 2022 Morning loyal Reader! It’s Day 2 and here we are on our New Year ‘getaway’ with Jo, Janet & Carol at Church Farm Holiday Park in Aldeburgh, Suffolk. We arrived yesterday evening around teatime, and were soon settling into our new home – Alde Lodge – a very (very!) well-appointed static …
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New Year Getaway (2023) – Day 1

Thursday, 29th December 2022 With Christmas memories already beginning to fade, Ann and I headed for our next adventure – celebrating the new year in Suffolk! Helping us to see in 2023 and enjoy the area, are our good friends, Jo, Janet & Carol. Janet researched and booked the venue, whilst the rest of us …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 6 – “Bye-Bye Annabelle”

Day 6 – Monday, 7th November Yes, it’s our final day here! We’re checking-out in a few hours, and if the journey goes smoothly, we’ll be home around 8pm tonight. Time for one last Breakfast here at the Annabelle! 😉 Missed a Post? Six Days in Cyprus – “Hello Annabelle” (Last Tuesday) Six Days in …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 5 (Last full day)

Day 5 – Sunday, 6th November What you may have missed… Six Days in Cyprus – “Hello Annabelle” (Last Tuesday) Six Days in Cyprus – Day 1 (Wednesday) Six Days in Cyprus – Day 2 (Thursday) Six Days in Cyprus – Day 3 (Friday) Six Days in Cyprus – Day 4 (Yesterday) Good morning! Welcome …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 4

Day 4 – Saturday, 5th November 8.33am: Morning all! It’s another day in Paradise! But I do feel a bit fragile after last night’s celebrations! (I know, ‘poor love!’) 🥱. We’re on our 4th day (of 6) here at the Annabelle Hotel in Paphos. Cyprus – Four Days in… Arrival in Cyprus (Tuesday) Day 1 …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 3

Day 3 – Friday, 4th November Morning all! It’s going to be another very pleasantly warm day here! 😉😎. Wish you were here! Today’s itinerary? A lazy morning + a lazy afternoon + Geoff’s Party! So far… Six Days in Cyprus – Arrival (Tuesday)Day 1 (Wednesday)Day 2 (Yesterday) Camera Roll 10.36am: After a strenuous start …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 2

Day 2 – Thursday, 3rd November Good morning all! 👍😎. Here we go again! It’s our second day here in Cyprus, staying at the rather impressive Annabelle Hotel! So far, it’s wall-to-wall sunshine at a very manageable temperature. What You Might Have Missed Arrival – “Hello Annabelle” Day 1 – “Birthday Boy” (but not mine!) …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – Day 1

Day 1 – Wednesday, 2nd November Morning all! Not a bad view! I think I could get used to this!😊🌞. It’s Day 1 of our Cyprus adventure with great mates Paul & Sue! We’ve got a lazy one planned for today, including a birthday lunch with Geoff at 1pm! Until then, it’s… very little indeed! …
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Six Days in Cyprus (2022) – “Hello Annabelle”

Arrival – Tuesday, 1st November 10.28am: We’re off to Cyprus! 11.01am: After picking up our friends, Paul & Sue, we headed to Birmingham Airport. 11.39am: We had a good journey to the Airport (in spite of the torrential rain!). The downpour continued as we arrived at Car Park 4 and played ‘hunt the space’. I …
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Holiday: Switzerland Day 6 – Final Day

Day 6 – Thursday, 29th (our last day) – Up the Mountain! Morning Reader! 👍. Two important pieces of news… One: it’s our last full day here and Two: it’s NOT raining! 😁 A Journey Well Travelled Last Friday – Arrival in Zurich Saturday – Zurich to Wengen Sunday – A Wander in Wengen Monday …
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Holiday: Switzerland Day 3 – Birthday Boy (2022)

Day 3 – Monday, 26th – Bern, Baby, Bern! Morning my loyal reader! Yes, ‘Birthday Boy’ today! — 66 on the outside, but only 16 on the inside! 😁 What you might have missed Arrival in Switzerland Day 1 – Zurich to Wengen Day 2 – A Wander around Wengen Look what turned up, just …
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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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