Tag Archives: Vacation

Lost in France

Bonjour me amis! Two weeks since I last blogged and I think I still remember how to do it, which is a relief! I hope this finds you all well and enjoying your summer? Judging by the 1,000 plus emails … Continue reading

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Holiday Reading, Ghosts And The Norfolk Broads

Holiday reading.  What beats a book crammed full of twists and turn, thrills and spills to keep us occupied while lazing on the beach or reclining on a deck chair by the side of a pool somewhere hot and Mediterranean?   … Continue reading

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The Great British Staycation and A Brew Up – California Style

A news report stated that due to the Great British Summer we recently enjoyed (all three weeks of it, now, sadly, just a distant memory…), travel agents were reporting a 20 percent drop in holiday-makers booking last-minute getaways to the … Continue reading

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Our Spooky Loft, A Queen Wasp & it’s Hasta La Vista, Baby!

I don’t like going into our loft at the best of times for two very good reasons: For one thing, last summer, when I had to go up there for something (always looking for ‘something’), just as I poked my head … Continue reading

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