On the road again…

On the road again…

If travel is “a strategy for accumulating photographs” (Susan Sontag), I figure Mum, Dad and I with our three cameras did well on their latest visit. It was a two centred trip starting in Essex and ending in Cheshire…  On the last night of the visit, we...

veni, vidi, vici by the Canadians!

That’s “we came, we saw, we conquered”…. We so enjoyed a visit from Nadine, Paul, Justin and Alyssa a couple of week ago.  It was their first trip to the UK and they did a bit of a two centre holiday spending some time with us in the Northwest and then some time in...
Mum & Dad’s Visit: 2016

Mum & Dad’s Visit: 2016

The house feels empty tonight Mum and Dad flew back home today after a wonderful visit…  It is always so hard saying good-bye but we had a lovely visit and have some great memories to keep with us until the next time we are together. Mum, Dad and I spent the...
Happy (belated) Thanksgiving!

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving!

We just had the pleasure of having Lauren and Andre stay with us for a few days as part of their ongoing tour of the UK.  It was lovely to see them and it was great to catch up with Lauren and to get to know Andre better. My favourite part of the visit was the...
Cruising, boozing… and other delights

Cruising, boozing… and other delights

I just had a lovely couple of weeks off work while Mum and Dad visited.  It was so nice to see them and spend time together as always…. The highlight of the trip this year was our canal boat cruise on the Kennet and Avon Canal. We headed down south and stayed in...