Category Archives: Uncategorized

Ian & Jane Meet Liz & Phil (Almost!)

It had been years since either of us had visited Windsor Castle, so with a break in the torrential rain forecast we headed up the M3 to visit the Queen. We tried to ask this chap here with the large … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Last Formal Night

What a good-looking bunch, they certainly all scrub up well! I’ll drink to that ! Paul with all his “young ladies” Available for hire, two ageing night club bouncers! Its not often that I manage to capture a photo of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Canaries Cruise – Lanzarote

Our next port of call was Arrecife in Lanzarote. We had booked a tour to The Parque Nacional de Timanfaya and we were told that this would be like nothing we had experienced before………and they were right! It was like … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Canaries Cruise-Tenerife

This is the view from one of the high spots on the island of Tenerife   Thankfully the wind was blowing the clouds along at a fair lick so we did get to admire the vista! The roads in this … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Canaries Cruise-Palma

La Palma was our next destination after departing Madiera. That evening the ship set up a caribbean style BBQ on the pool deck Dad got into the groove very early on and was watched by many eager female admirers. We … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Canaries Cruise-Funchal

  4th August 2019 The vast majority of the Smith family set sail from Southampton for a 12 day cruise around the Canary Isles.  By saying the vast majority I mean Dad, Ian and Jane, Paul and Sally and my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Rob and Julia’s Beach Hut

It had become a long-standing joke when Rob invited Steve and me down to visit his beach hut. It was 15 years ago when this invitation was first extended, but in all that time we had never been able to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Thorpe Park

A Trip to Thorpe Park for Zena’s Birthday   To celebrate Zena’s 12th birthday we took her and her friend Izzy up to Thorpe Park for the day.  We got there early so that we would beat the rush and … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Robbie Williams at Hyde Park

It’s been a long time since I last updated the blog, so here we go, this is what Jane and I have been up to over the summer of 2019. Just before last Christmas I managed to buy a couple … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

St Malo

It’s very nearly the end of our short break in France, and this time we are sailing home from St Malo. St Malo is more than just a port, it’s a destination in its own right. We always try to … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments