We decided to have a long weekend away and as Exeter has three Christmas markets over this first weekend of December it seemed to be the natural choice.

We set off on the Thursday afternoon and made good progress until we passed Poole in Dorset and then we hit the fog, I am always amazed […]

Germany 2016

Germany 2016 was to be our first trip abroad in Jean-Luc, we had been to the Isle of Wight in the Delaware but that doesn’t really count, so we set off to Portsmouth for the Thursday overnight ferry to Le Havre.

I have to say I was nervous going abroad with Jean-Luc after all he […]

Graffham and the Chilli Festival

Friday night was a quick dash up to Graffham only an hour away from home but a world away in terms of surroundings. Graffham is a woodland site that we love because of the variety it offers, walks through heathland or woodland abound and the South Downs are within easy reach.

Jean-Luc and his […]

The Norfolk Show

The Norfolk Show was a great weekend with quite a nice setup and for a change the sun was in full attendance, quite differant to Peterbourgh and the mud that I am still trying to eradicate from every nook and cranny!


Roast Pork and Potatoes on the Cobb

The Cobb was the preferred […]

Scotland 2016

We set off early on Friday from Sutton Scotney in Hampshire, having stayed at a Brit Stop overnight, to drive to Glencoe.

By fortune rather than good planning we missed all of the bad traffic around Birmingham, Manchester and Glasgow, we arrived at Glencoe in glorious sunshine at around three in the afternoon and by […]