a trip out to Rye Harbour

After stopping off at the rather lovely Ship Inn for a bite to eat at lunchtime we thought it would be a good idea to burn off some of those excess calories and headed off down the cobble stoned hill to the harbour. Rye Harbour is a short (20 minutes or so) walk from the... Continue Reading →

Les gorges du Corong

The ancient forest of Duault is home to the spectacular Gorges du Corong. It's located right in the centre of Brittany, just a few kilometres north-east of Carhaix on the edge of the largest moorland in the Côtes d'Armor. The area is densely wooded, laced with streams and criss-crossed with walking trails. At the heart... Continue Reading →

Sun Inn, Alnmouth

After our bracing walk along the stunning beaches at Alnmouth we'd worked up a healthy appetite. So setting out in search of food we had a wander into this charming little seaside town where we happened on the Sun Inn and jolly glad we did too! Despite the great weather and it being Mother's Day... Continue Reading →

Barley Mow, Brighton

Last Saturday was forecast to be the warmest day of the year so early morning we packed a bag and headed off to Brighton for the day. Using the trusty Two-Together Railcard we picked up return tickets from London Bridge for just £8.00 each, bargain! We enjoyed a wander through the Lanes followed by a... Continue Reading →

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 →

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