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…

Out with the old in with the new, hello 2018

31/12/17 – 08/01/17  Three nights left in Margaret River, see us visit The Berry Farm for wine, jam, pickles and God knows what else tasting…..ummm don’t mind if I do. Then it’s a quick wash and change and on to the common for New Year’s Eve meal, which would have been lovely if they hadn’t run…

Goodbye Christmas hello holibobs part 2 Bunbury

Boo26/12/17 – 28/12/17 After the Christmas festivities its off to Bunbury for us, staying at the Bunbury village Wednesday sees us off to the wild dolphin centre The aquariums filled with weird and wonderful tropical fish, star fish, squid and lobsters Next was seeing the wild dolphins up close and personal, what a wonderful experience…

Christmas is here

23/12/17 -25/12/17 Off to the Freemantle market for the baby animal petting, I think I was more excited than the kids, how much did I want to take this piglet home. I have never forgiven Dave for not buying me one for my 50th !!!! Although he may not have fit the lifestyle, wonder if…

Off on our holidays

Fridahy 15/12/17 – Friday 22/13/17.         Off on our holibobs on our holibobs to Woodman Camping Park, lovely little house for Dave and I and lovely neighbours. Ah look a visit from one of our neighbours Lovely evening chatting to Justin, Annika, Nicole, Reece, Sienna, Charley, Pat, Charlie and of course our lot….

Arrived in Oz

11/12/17 – 14/12/17 – Arrive early hours of Monday morning (2.00am) have a sleep then enrol at the gym !!!! am I mad ……err yes, treadmill and weights here I come, Monday evening go to see Evie in her ballet show, no pics allowed !!!! No just found this pic Soph snuck in. Tuesday –…

Oz via Dubai

06/12/17 – The Waldorf Hotel for the Christmas celebrations, met Jenna, Malcolm and Leisi, for an evening of mulled wine, gingerbread men and stollen. Beautiful christmas decs And a beautiful hotel Thursday sees us lunching in the golf club in Ras al Khaimah Then an unexpected visitor when we get home is quickly disposed of,…

The new van has landed !!!!!

Last week we picked up our new van Quick check to see if Dave will fit in the new bed to be and its a yes. So first job taking the ply lining out and the bulk head and last little job filling the screw holes in the floor.   First jobs completed, I learn…

Back to Blighty

Monday – Tuesday  01/5/2017 – 02/5/2017 Monday and its our last day in France, we are in Gravelines, the name is derived from the Dutch Gravenenga meaning Counts Canal. we decide to go out for our last meal before we head off back to the U.K. tomorrow, only to find that its a bank holiday,…