Jul 28, 2018

Saturday 28 July: Into Scotland

We were up early as usual and had packed everything way by about 7 am so we were out of Kendal before there was any traffic so we made good time even in the van.  Soon we crossed the border to Scotla...
Jul 27, 2018

Friday 27 July: Kendal

Friday 27 July: Kendal Packed the bed away and surveyed our surroundings .. large sea front car park with lots of No Overnight stays signs .. too late we were gone and off to do Rosemary’s shopping ...
Jul 26, 2018

Thursday 26 July: Southport

Last day in the lab for a couple of weeks Had to endure one last day of commuting even though there was a strike before our trip mainly because I had a couple of chores to do which I had not been able...
Jun 4, 2018

A leap into the unknown

I have been talking about retirement and what I fancy doing for about 10 years, one option that has always been maybe getting a camping van and doing some travelling so here is the start of that plan....
May 6, 2017

Long weekend in Rome: Saturday 6 May 2017

We both slept reasonably well and as its Saturday there was no alarm set but still up and out by about 7 am Today is really busy the route to Vatican city is mobbed already as it would seem that the P...
May 5, 2017

Long weekend in Rome: Friday 5 May 2017

Not too bad a night’s sleep but my alarm did go off at 5 am UK time 6 am Rome time and we have to get up .. Breakfast is not until 7 so we do have a little time to snooze. Up shower and the other ...
May 4, 2017

Long weekend in Rome : Thursday 4 May 2017

As I was not working today we had a lie in so got up and finished our packing. We are only taking one small bag less than 10 Kg…. yes its Ryan air from Standstead no frills and no baggage allowa...