To find our Christmas getaway for 2019 I did the usual research of what places had Christmas markets and if they were any good. I had visited the city of Chester before when I travelled England way back in 2006. To be honest on this visit I didn’t really recognise much… Chester has a historic … More Chester – history and inaccessibility
St Paul’s Church is only a 10 minute walk from my house and I used to work opposite it for many years and yet it is only recently that I really began to notice it! I have had a ganders around the outside of it and it is quite a grand church that has somehow … More An undiscovered church
My book “Wwoofing Eh?” will soon be published on Amazon. It’s a story that happened 10 years ago and this is what it’s about… “Wwoofing Eh?” was the reaction I received from most Canadians while I was over there for four months. From everyone else – before and after the trip – I received confused … More Wwoofing Eh?
Cala Galdana is a small resort on the south coast of the island of Menorca and is about 36km from Mahon airport. We chose this resort over the many others on the island because we read that it was family friendly and apparently one of the larger resorts… It is also known to have one … More The good and bad of Cala Galdana
Ciutadella was the capital of Menorca as far back as the time of the Romans, even after the “disaster” of 1558 when the Turks decimated the city and sold every inhabitant into slavery. It wasn’t until the 18th century when the British moved the capital to Mahon on the opposite coast of the island. The … More The old capital of Menorca
Our third and final day in Derbyshire started with a Wetherspoons breakfast again, more of a brunch by the time we were eating it though…but this time we went into Ripley. Before Emma could finish her food the wee baby began to get too agitated so I took her for a walk round Ripley town … More Derbyshire with a baby – Day 3
Day 2 was another warm and sunny day. Our hotel was in Ripley, but we decided to go for a Wetherspoons breakfast in Matlock, which wasn’t far down the road. The Matlock Wetherspoons is in a lovely old building, I always enjoy reading the history of the pub which can always be found dotted round … More Derbyshire with a baby – Day 2