On our arrival in Glastonbury, the first glimpse we had was not the mysticism and eccentricity it was all the hanging baskets bursting with blooming flowers. They were a surprise and more than we had seen in other English towns. What a colourful and cheerful display. There were more surprises to come as we wandered… Continue reading The Oddest Town in England – Glastonbury
Let's face it, Clevedon is not all about a pier and Victorian buildings. Somerset is a county sometimes overlooked though it certainly repaid our visit with a bucket load of glorious vistas. Its name is derived from a ‘land of the summer people’. Somerset has heritage, myths and legends. Oh, did I mention the endless sunshine? Somerset… Continue reading The Coastal Walk – Clevedon
This would include a drive down an idyllic country lane to stay in a well kept 17th-century stone house, surrounded by a piece of England's most beautiful countryside. To wander down typical Yorkshire hill villages with its narrow cobblestone streets, old thatched roof houses and tea shops that will make you think you have stepped into a… Continue reading A Stay in THE LAKES DISTRICT anyone?
We left a small part of Sussex and friends, to drive through another county called Dorset to load up on the more visual wonderment of quaint homes, countryside and historical sites, not to mention the friendly locals. Then we find ourselves eventually back in Devon. Well, that wasn't planned. The reason. We stayed in a… Continue reading Time Out – on – The Jurassic Coast
The summer of 2016, saw us heading off to our first housesit for a month in Germany. To be more precise it was in a small community just out of Wiesbaden City Centre. We were excited about the opportunity to experience a small slice of German life would be an understatement. We felt very fortunate.… Continue reading Housesitting in Germany
What a glorious start to our summer in the UK. Sunny days and balmy nights. With a prediction by some to be the hottest summer since 2006, which so happened to be the first time we came over here as a couple! June also signified the start of another housesit in a new area of… Continue reading Housesitting by the Chichester Harbour
Now and again, looking down can be rewarding. It can even be a joyful experience. This descriptive heading was used initially by Rachel McAlpine, a Wellingtonian who happens to write poetry and strings a few more words together over at Write Into Life. I just loved her creative heading, and with her permission, I have created… Continue reading Serendipitous Pavement Art