Category Archives: travel

Out And About

I’m coming to the conclusion that train journeys are a great way to get around – as long as you’re travelling off-peak and don’t particularly care what time you get there.  Those who commute regularly will have already rolled their … Continue reading

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Dead Car Bounce

I took the runaround to have it’s MOT inspection yesterday, and on the way there I could tell there was going to be trouble. The oil light flickered briefly and then stopped, it coughed and stuttered as I queued in … Continue reading

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Oh, So You Want To Talk Stressful Journeys?

Just to prove that the best laid plans absolutely will fall apart even for the most organised of us, our return trip took double the expected time. In retrospect, believing our satnav when it first said there was an hour’s … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel Stress

We’re on the road again, on the second leg of our whirlwind tour of the North of England. I did the driving yesterday, but I’ve taken a back seat today, largely to give myself a rest ahead of our long … Continue reading

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Groggy Morning

We had a grand adventure yesterday – a last-minute expedition with the Charleesi and two out of the three Ladies M to visit the Magnum pop-up store just off Bond Street. We managed to converge in the right place despite … Continue reading

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Road Trip

And away…we…go… I’m really glad we stuck to our guns and drove up to Darwen last night because the weather as we look out of our hotel room is awful. The big advantage for us is that the Travelodge, a … Continue reading

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Costume Preparations

This weekend, we’re all off to a birthday party at the other end of the country, and it’s all hands to the pumps to get costumes sorted out. As you might have worked out, we’re not the sort of people … Continue reading

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