On holiday with Hoon

Wednesday 14/02/18 – Thursday 22/02/18 Comares Well big surprise June arrived from U.A.E we get to see her and stay in a house !!! Win win spent a lovely week chilling, catching some rays, nattering, eating, laughing and playing cards, yes the Almunecar 3 are back, June pretends she has forgotten how to play !!!…

We have found the sun !!!!!!

09/02/18-12/02/18 Retamar  – Almunecar The weather is nice but still chilly ish, following the coast from La Isleta to Cabo de Gato, and Retamar, have a lovely walk to the Ermita de la Virgen del Mar church, built in 1950, on the site where the virgin of the sea first appeared there in 1502.  …

Its getting warmer

06/02/18 – 08/02/18 – Stop on an Aire in Vera for the night, to do some washing….us and the clothes. Can finally go hatless for  a few days till the ratstails reappear and it’s  back on again. The sun is shining with no cold wind blowing, bliss, tan here I come, well after our run…

Somatic de la Valldigna – Vera

01/02/18  – Somatic de la Valldigna Long drive and arrive at our free parking for the night, another beautiful little place. Visit the Real Monasterio De Santa Maria De La Valldigna dating from the 14th Century. We both have a quick chat to one of the locals, although he isn’t very talkative !! Then back…

Spain and a turtle

30/01/18 – Sant Carles de la Rapita Well after 3 weeks it’s time for a run, so up and out for a little run, then back for the dogs and the same route but a walk this time and a last few pics. Leave for a site on the Delta Ebre, but there’s a road…

Hello Spain, let’s spend some time together

28/01/18  – Bellcaire d’emporda – Sant Feliu de Guixols Left the chateaux bright and early 7.00a.m. !!!! Mist on the ground, sun in the sky. As it’s the last day in France, we do a cake reccy, and yes at this ungodly hour we find an open boulongerie and not only open but full of…

Arras -Villecomte-Prades-de-la-Lez

26/01/18 Leave lovely Arras and spent most of the day driving today, so we are now just above Dijon, nearly halfway to the Spanish boarder, lots of flooding as we drive along.   Tonight’s campsite is at Villecomte a little gem found on Park 4 night   and completely free!! The neighborhood watchdog came out to greet…

Day 1 in France, Arras

25/01/18 – Calais to Arras Booked on the tunnel for 9.50a.m we are on our way !!! yey Arrive an hour closer to lunch ….bonus for a hungry Horrace like me !!! Ummm we are in France what shall we buy ??? Yes cakes so we arrive in Arras and go in search, find a…

Home and away

16/01/18 – 24/01/18 – Lovely brisk walk up Moel Famau, translation is “hill of the mother’s” (something I have only just found out !) and is the highest mountain within the Clwydian Range, on the boundary between Denbighshire and Flintshire in Wales.     Well plenty of visiting back in Mold including this funny, gorgeous gang…

I like to move it, move it

09/01/18 – 15/01/18 Well it’s all go literally in the Howells/Halfpenny household, time to roll up our sleeves and get painting !!!!! WHAT, yes only 5 rooms to do Dave paints al a Aussie style Well what a team between us all the painting is done, next the removal men turn up. I recognize those…