Walking the dog…

H, the mischievous Miniature Schnauzer loves walking as long as it's not raining, not too hot or cold and there's no 'dangerous' puddles anywhere in the vicinity.  Actually during the week he's out and about first thing, has a good exercise in the park at lunchtime. After a busy day he walks home from work;... Continue Reading →

Twelfth Night

Twelfth night is upon us so with Epiphany approaching it's time to take down the tree. We perform the ritual each year,  remove the glittering decorations and delicately wrap and store them for next Christmas. As we're leaving Kernolou for the UK on the second of January, we're doing this earlier than usual. When is... Continue Reading →

Pearson’s Arms, Whitstable

We headed down to Whitstable for the day recently, the weather wasn't the kindest but was a great opportunity for a bracing walk along the almost deserted beach. Having worked up an appetite we were just thinking about a bite to eat when we happened on Pearson's Arms and jolly glad we did! The pub... Continue Reading →

Ye Olde Rose & Crown, Greenwich

After that bracing stroll through Greenwich Park with H the mischievous Miniature Schnauzer we had worked up a healthy appetite. A quick google search revealed the dog-friendly Ye Olde Rose & Crown as being almost at the gates to the park. Cosy & Comfy We were lucky enough to bag the last table and settled... Continue Reading →

down river to Greenwich, the home of time

Although world-famous for the Meridian Line, in Greenwich you'll find many other sights and attractions. The town is also home to the National Maritime Museum and the Old Royal Naval College.  The Cutty Sark has been beautifully restored following serious fire damage and is a must see. The Royal Observatory which is just a short... Continue Reading →

Saturday lunchtime treat at the Marquess

Almost hidden away in the depths of Canonbury near the New River Walk, the Marquess is one of those pubs that looks fairly unremarkable from the outside. Walk through the doors though and it's obvious this is no ordinary boozer. Decor is eclectic, there are plumped up comfy leather chairs, scrubbed tables with mis-matched chairs,... Continue Reading →

Time for an Autumn tidy

As Autumn is upon us it's time for a quick trip over to the cottage to pack away the summer furniture, tidy the garden, plant a new batch of spring bulbs and stock-up the log store. On Thursday we'll be heading down to Plymouth to catch the overnight sailing onboard the Pont Aven, Brittany Ferries... Continue Reading →

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