We spend endless hours lovingly tending the gardens at Kernolou, quite certainly disproportionate to the time we find to sit and relax there. Conversely our pint-sized patio in London that we use on a daily basis has customarily received scant attention apart from the occasional watering, wash and brush-up. All change this year though. We've repaired and repainted the... Continue Reading →
a little oasis in the heart of London; even surrounded by 8' high walls our tiny courtyard garden is a real sun-trap a little solar lighting to brighten up the dark nights..
Our London home is in Islington just moments from the Angel. The area is known as St Peter's, it's a leafy, quiet sort of place with a mix of rows of Georgian Terraces and the new high-rise luxury apartments springing up along the City Road. These contrasting styles are complemented by the peace and tranquility... Continue Reading →
The Emirates Air Line, London's only cable car has been open for just over five years and last week was the first time I'd got round to experiencing it first-hand. It was a lovely sunny afternoon with just a hint of a breeze, in fact near-perfect flying conditions. So after lunch I took the DLR... Continue Reading →
The recent late summer warm weather provided the perfect excuse if any were needed for further adventures in the Bedford Bambi Campervan; it had been a very busy few days at work so we were looking forward to a jolly relaxing weekend! We'd left it rather late to book, but success came just a few... Continue Reading →
We'd got an early start, due to check-in for the Brittany Ferries morning crossing to Cherbourg at around 06:30 so looked around for a dog-friendly hotel in or near Portsmouth to stay the night before. All of the city centre was fully booked for that night and jolly lucky for us it was too! After... Continue Reading →
The popular Lee Valley Ice Rink, one time rehearsal venue for Dancing on Ice, is less than 5 miles from the Monument in the city of London; in the far corner of the car park so obscured by the arched rink building you could easily miss it, is the gateway to the Walthamstow Marshes. This... Continue Reading →