Category Archives: Travel

Lush On Tour

No, that’s not a reference to my enthusiastic sampling of Poland’s craft beer during my stay in Gdansk. The ‘Lush’ in question is of course my cardigan, which I managed to finish in time for my trip. Here I am … Continue reading

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We Did It!

After a week of storms and a dismal journey through torrential rain on Good Friday the weather prospects for our climb were pretty dire. The forecast had changed daily but never to anything promising. So it was with some trepidation … Continue reading

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Climb for Chequers

If you’ve visited my blog previously then you may remember the injured owl we rescued last year. Chequers, as we named him, was nursed back to health by Wildlives, a fantastic wildlife refuge based in Thorrington in Essex. Run from … Continue reading

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Photo pick: December 2014

OK, a bit late, but better than not having one at all… One of many things that amazed me about Mexico was the sheer size of the fauna. Commonly seen in the hotel grounds were squirrel-like creatures the size of … Continue reading

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Lost: one knitting mojo…

Happy New Year everyone; hope you had a great festive break. I spent mine in Mexico – the first time I’ve ever been abroad for Christmas. For a holiday nut who’s always looking for ways to maximise vacation time, a … Continue reading

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Every year in October a particular best friend of mine organises a trip in honour of his birthday, and invites everyone he knows to join him. The destinations are always interesting European cities, and I’ve been lucky enough to take part … Continue reading

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Photo pick: October 2014

I’ve decided, at the end of each month, to post a recent favourite photo, so here is the first in the series. It was taken on a crisp autumn morning in the cloisters of Norwich cathedral, where, after staying with friends … Continue reading

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