Category Archive: UK Holidays

The long way home

We said goodbye to Marcus’ mum at 4am on a cold winter’s morning. Packed ourselves, two car-seats, a stroller, four carry-on’s and three large suitcases into the taxi and drove away. Project move… Continue reading

Joy to this world

Just before Christmas, we visited our wonderful pals Ami and Tama who live on Lake Annecy in France. What a beautiful, beautiful place. It is so scenic, truly one of the most beautiful… Continue reading

The great city

No, Sir, when a man is tired of London, he is tired of life; for there is in London all that life can afford.” — Samuel Johnson One last visit to London. Our… Continue reading

River deep, Mountain high

A little over an hour from where we live, is the Lake District – Cumbria. It’s a gorgeous pocket of the country that we’ve really enjoyed exploring whilst we have been here. With… Continue reading

Alberto, Frederico and Oskar do Italia.

 If sitting through someone else’s holiday snaps is your idea of torture, than I strongly suggest you back away now. For everyone else, hold onto your holiday hats people, this is going to… Continue reading

Snow in the Lakes

I’ve got crazily behind on here and now there is this log-jam of things I want to tell you about – the magic time we had in the Lake District a few weeks ago, and York (again),… Continue reading


We went to a corner of Northwest Wales for six nights over New Years. We booked a cottage from a lovely lady called Fran by using airbnb. Is it just me or does this… Continue reading


Warning: this post goes into levels of detail that you really may not be interested in. It *might* be a bit like sitting through Aunty Beryl’s holiday slide reel. It really might be.… Continue reading

The Duke of York

August has been a mixed bag of rain and sun and ever-cooling temperatures.  The clouds come in fast here, rain and move off a few times a day. It is far brighter and sunnier… Continue reading

Life on the 24th floor

We are currently in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia on a nine night break. We had kind of suspected that packing up house and moving across the world with a toddler and a babe under… Continue reading