Tag Archives: holidays

Mountains, lakes and wine – straight down the country and then turn left

Finally, after several worrying set-backs and sleepless nights (not me – I sleep the sleep of the innocent and unsciatic) we are going to risk all and go on holiday as planned. Handsome’s chiropractor says he’ll be fine, so we’re … Continue reading

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good grief it was cold in that tent!

I survived – so did the kids. Handsome even claims to have slept well in the several-degrees-too-cold for my four seasons sleeping bag and three pairs of socks temperatures. It was an experience. I don’t think I’ll repeat it unless … Continue reading

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procrastination

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I am back, but there’s all that Olympics coverage to watch… At least I can sort out my photos whilst watching the omnium (apart from the really exciting bits when I shout at the telly). I have a terrible weakness … Continue reading

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reabandonment

We’re going away again, for two weeks, to Italy. Bella Italia. I’m really hopeful that it’s not going to be raining there…

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Post- holiday ennui

Today I should have spent the day doing the washing; sorting out the jobs that needed to be done this week; tidying the house; writing up my holiday diary; downloading my photos… in general, all the things that you do … Continue reading

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Italy here we come

All the bags are packed and ready to go; the cat has been delivered to the cattery; the windows and doors have been locked; my e-reader has lots and lots of new books on it; the greenhouse has been thoroughly … Continue reading

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too busy to think let alone blog

Even after the two weekends in a row camping with DofE kids are over and the numerous end of term concerts, award ceremonies and ‘do’s have finished, I still don’t have time to blog, because we’re going on holiday for … Continue reading

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The pink 6a is called “bacon”

Tomorrow we go back to work after Easter – for all of three days before we have another long weekend (royal wedding and Mayday). It’ll make three short working weeks in a row. Ah well, more time for climbing… Usually … Continue reading

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Darn, the real world has reimposed itself

I've been having way too much fun recently to remember to update this, in fact, I have to confess there have been lengthy stretches of time when my laptop was not even switched on. Last Saturday I had to dust … Continue reading

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Work is boring – when can I go on holiday again?

Came back from holiday yesterday, straight back into the stock check today. Oh well, eight days of intensive stock checking and then I get to walk Hadrian's Wall with Handsome (assuming Mouse's exam results aren't so bad that we have … Continue reading

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