The hottest May Day on record!

The hottest May Day on record!

It is always a happy coincidence when some amazing weather and a planned camping trip coincide as was the case this past weekend… We started our adventure on Friday enjoying a leisurely drive up to Cumbria.  We stopped at Broughton in Furness for a visit to the...
Easy like…

Easy like…

We set off on Friday after work for a camping weekend in Delamere Forest last weekend.  It’s less than 45 minutes from our house but we still felt like we were away camping.  It’s just so easy. When we got there just before 7pm on Friday evening, we had fish and chips...
Birthday Weekend Away

Birthday Weekend Away

We escaped to Cumbria for my birthday weekend and had a lovely – and most importantly dry – time in Ravenglass.  Familiar territory for me from when I used to work at Sellafield and somewhere that never ceases to lose its appeal. The last camping trip to North Wales...
ice cream, scones and other delights.

ice cream, scones and other delights.

Our 3rd camping trip of the year took place at Delamere Forest on moversary weekend.  We were all very happy that Brent was able to join us too (especially Stella from what I could gather….).  We arrived at the campsite on Friday night, went for a little walk in the...
it’s all red, white and blue around here…

it’s all red, white and blue around here…

It’s the Diamond Jubilee weekend and I’ve been quite pleasantly surprised at the magnitude and enthusiasm of the displays of patriotism around and about.  You don’t have to look far to see Union Jack bunting or flags.  There seems to be lots of...