Category Travel


Clocks change and it really is Autumn

,  The clocks change last weekend brought us back to Greenwich Mean Time again.  I love that extra hour in bed on Sunday morning but for the rest of the week have found myself struggling to adjust.  I am waking later, not sure when to eat and it is dark at the end of the day before you know it.  Out in the garden the chickens head off to their coop earlier and earlier. With […]

clocks change and the quilts come out

Berlin skyline

Interesting Weekend in Berlin

On Sunday, we headed off for a trip to Berlin over the Bank Holiday, staying until Wednesday.  We travelled with a group of friends and had so much fun. Flying out from Luton Airport early on Sunday meant we arrived in Berlin in time for lunch, then had the afternoon to set off site seeing. When we arrived, the sun was out and it was warm, an added bonus after leaving a rather chilly UK […]


Aldeburgh – our holiday begins

This weekend was the start of our holiday here on the Suffolk coast in UK.  Of all the places in the world we have been, this still remains my favourite place to visit and it’s only a two hour drive from home! By happy co-incidence it is Aldeburgh Carnival this weekend and the place is buzzing.  It helps that the weather is good and it’s so nice to see family groups doing seaside-y things – […]

Aldeburgh Carnival Weekend

belgian dining room

Bruges – a great place for a short break

We visited Bruges (Brugge) for a lovely weekend over Easter with a group of friends.  After a mid-morning channel crossing we arrived in Bruges just after lunch on Friday. We booked in to our hotel and went off to explore the city.  The weather was so cold we had frequent hot chocolate breaks before moving on to sample a few of the many hundreds of beers brewed in Belguim later in the evening. Our bed […]