Houghton Revisited

Last month I spent a glorious weekend, visiting with my close friend, in Norfolk.  Having met at college I’ve been visiting for many years but we are always looking for something new to experience.  We are still amazed at how many places in and around North Norfolk that we still haven’t visited.  I put a […]


Our second trip of our cruise was to the beautiful island of Guernsey.  I’d seen quite a few photos of the island and especially St Peters Port.  I was glad to see, that on the day of our visit, the sun was shining.  After a short boat ride from the ship we were at St […]


On my first cruise earlier this month one of the day trips was a visit to the medieval town of Bruges.  Everyone I told all said amazing things about the place, so I was keen to see for myself just what Bruges had to offer apart from chocolate. Looking out at the weather it was […]

My First Cruise

So last weekend I started my summer of new experiences which saw me undertake my first cruise.  Apprehensive was the word.  Lots of people had told me it was fabulous, you won’t feel the ship moving, you get the chance to dress up, there’s lots to do on board etc etc.  I’d definitely say that my […]

Burford Cotswolds

You’ll remember that I recently attended the wedding of a good friend which was held in the picturesque Cotswolds.  I made time, the day before, to explore the beautiful medieval town of Burford.  A short 15 minute drive from our hotel we arrived at the main High Street.  What I was greeted with was a traditional Cotswold […]

A short break in the Cotswolds

At the end of last week I had the pleasure of staying in the picturesque Cotswolds.  Over three days I spent time exploring this gorgeous part of the UK, but my main reason for visiting was to attend the wedding of a close friend.  I had chosen to stay at the Wyck Hill House Hotel & […]