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May Day Bank Holiday Weekend

Sunday 6th May 2018 Long Sutton There is one thing to make sure of when you are invited around to a BBQ with Steve and Sara, and that is that you get to the food before Steve, otherwise you will … Continue reading

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Kingston Lacy and the Bluebell Woods

Tuesday 1st May 2018 We met up with our fellow adventurers Kev and Val at the National Trust property at Kingston Lacy near Wimborne in Dorset. I can’t remember if it was a windy day or that Jane and Val … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Cathedrals, And Much More

Thursday 26th April   “If you want a Cathedral, we’ve got one to spare…..” so goes the old Liverpool folk song. They are situated either end of the aptly named Hope Street. Both are fine looking buildings But we both … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life………in Liverpool

  Tuesday 24th April “A Day In The Life” Of A Beatles Fan “Yesterday” Jane gave the impression that she didn’t know much about the Beatles so I thought that I should rectify that situation with a taxi tour of … Continue reading

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Northwich

Monday 23rd April On our way up to Liverpool we stopped off to see my cousin Amanda and her other half Mark, and their lovely daughter Niomi.  It’s amazing that time passes so quickly and we never seem to be … Continue reading

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Back Home……BRrrr…..It’s cold

  Friday 9th March  We arrived safely back home in Southampton early in the morning after our fantastic 65 night South American Circumnavigation. The weather was chilly but not as bad as we had expected. We were quietly pleased that … Continue reading

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Sea Days

On a “sea day”  I still like to get up early just as the sun is rising, have a coffee in the cabin and then head up to the gym. So far (this is with one day left to go) … Continue reading

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The Azores

Praia da Vitoria is the cruise port of Terceia, the third of the Azore islands to have been discovered-hence its name , which means ‘third’ in Portuguese. The combination of mineral-rich volcanic soil, a subtropical climate and gulfstream-warmed waters make … Continue reading

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Antigua

Tuesday 27th February Antigua Today was our last day in the Caribbean before we head for our last port of call in the Azores and then back home. So we thought we would end it in style, and have a … Continue reading

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St Kitts

Monday 26th February   In 1623 St Kitts was the first Caribbean island to be colonised by the British.  From there the British moved out to other islands so St Kitts has always been known locally as the “mother” island. Michael was … Continue reading

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