Monthly Archives: June 2018

The Vosges

Saturday 23rd June 2018 After a slow drive along the back roads, avoiding all the motorways, we arrived at our latest campsite. Camping Le Clos De La Chaume is a quiet site in a small town set in the middle … Continue reading

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Verdun

Thursday 21st June 2018 After a slow start in the morning followed by a scenic drive we decided that we wouldn’t be able to make it to Colmar, our original destination, today. A quick look at the map showed us … Continue reading

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Nord-Pas-De-Calais

Tuesday 19th June 2018 Off to France. I have a polite request to the owners of motorway services in the U.K, please can you have the proper signage and parking for those of us who have a caravan, in this … Continue reading

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Fathers Day and Dads Birthday

Saturday 16th June 2018 A BBQ for Dad John, Dorothy, Ron, Shiela and Ray join Dad for his birthday celebrations, a riotous time was had by all  The dancing on the tables started just after this photo was taken! Meanwhile … Continue reading

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The Walking Club

Saturday 9th June 2018 Cow Common, Wherwell We have walked on this common many times before with the walking club and now we are living so close it is great for a short Saturday afternoon stroll. It looks like time … Continue reading

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Mottisfont

Friday 8th June 2018 Although Mottisfont is our nearest National Trust property, we have never visited there before when the roses are at the height of their beauty. So with Kev and Val paying us a visit before they jet … Continue reading

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The Clarendon Way

Tuesday 5th June 2018 06.45am……….. What a great time to start out on our marathon walk ( it was more than a marathon as it turned out!) Having read several guide books and a few websites the general distance given … Continue reading

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Danny Baker

Saturday 2nd June 2018 Unbelievable, out in town twice in one week! Danny Baker is one of my favourite radio/tv personalities, his dry sense of humour and his genuine affection and interest in the callers to his show make it … Continue reading

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The Rolling Stones

Tuesday 29th May 2018 With a week to go I thought I had no chance of  getting tickets to see the Rolling Stones when they played at Saint Mary’s Stadium in Southampton. Then out of the blue, my cousin Adrian … Continue reading

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Hinton Ampner

Bank Holiday Monday 28th May 2018 Hinton Ampner is a National Trust property near Alresford in Hampshire. So as it was a sunny Bank Holiday we thought we would join the millions of people already  out on the road, and … Continue reading

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