The land of fire and ice

The land of fire and ice

On the way back from our snowy and wintery Christmas in Canada, we stopped for a few days in Iceland to explore a small corner of this fascinating country. My camera was in action every day trying to get a few pictures that captured the nature of this surreal place....
White Christmas

White Christmas

This year we took flight across the Atlantic to spend Christmas in the great white north with my family… It was great to spend this time with Mum, Dad and Janet – and it’s been a while (+8 years?) since I had a Christmas with them. Of course, we missed our...
spring is here….?

spring is here….?

So this week saw the first day of spring come and go…. but the weather seemed to miss the point. For the first time in my 14 years in England, we had snow – in March – after the spring equinox.  And a fair few inches too.  It started on Friday early...
Yorkshire Birthday Celebrations

Yorkshire Birthday Celebrations

I really had a wonderful time on our wintry weekend in Yorkshire this past weekend.  The snow and cold didn’t restrict our movements at all. We headed up on the Friday which was Paul’s birthday.  Happy Birthday, Paul! Our first stop was the town of Richmond with its...
January 2012 ???? – Oops, I mean 2013! ????

January 2012 ???? – Oops, I mean 2013! ????

I guess we’re officially back into the swing of things now. It’s been at least a couple of days since I wrote 2012 rather than 2013 so things are looking up…. So what’s new this week: We went to see a pantomime on Sunday with Paul’s sister and the kids. It was Aladdin...