Monday 31/08/15 The last day of my sabbatical – and I’ve been feeling very much all a-quiver! The last few days have been strange, with family illness that has resulted in several hospital trips, and then sleeping at my mother’s home (3 minutes’ walk from my vicarage). But yesterday, Sunday morning was lovely – with […]Read more "Day 101: Cringleford (Norwich)"
Tuesday 24/08/15 This short trip gas continued with a day spent with my sister-in-law Ro, in Nailsea – after far too long since I last dropped by. Her welcome – and her wonderful hospitality – was warmer than ever. Thanks, Ro! From Nailsea on to Clifton in Bristol, for a day with my old friends […]Read more "Day Ninety-Four: Nailsea and Clifton (Bristol)"
Thursday 27/08/15 After all the tearing about of the last three months, Cathy and I decided to take one more short trip abroad – just the two of us – to bring it all to a calm close. So we’re sitting here in Prague airport, having been in the old part of this city for […]Read more "Day Ninety-Seven: Prague"
Saturday 15/08/15 Here I am at the start of some further travels – this time, sadly not on my bike, though I did toy with the idea. This time it’s just a few days heading out west, visiting some family and friends; and I’ve started just outside Oxford, visiting my old pal Peter Young and […]Read more "Day Ninety-Two: Norwich to Long Hanborough (Oxford)"
Sunday 02/08/15 An early-ish rise this morning, with the sun already blazing. Our holiday home is on the edge of town, and the views aren’t great – but everything looks lovely in the sun, so here are a couple of photos of the views. We keep on thinking that not so very long ago these […]Read more "Day Seventy-Nine: Sunday morning at Braunlage"
31/07/15 Route: Braunlage – Elend – Konigshutte – Tanne – Route 242 – Trautenstein – Hasselfelde – Route 81 (River Bere) – Route 4 – Rothesutte – Hohegeiss – Braunlage Distance: 42.50 miles Time in Saddle: 2 hours 59 minutes Average Speed: 14.3 mph Maximum Speed: 37.7 mph A familiar format maybe, but I haven’t […]Read more "Day Seventy-Seven: Braunlage (Germany)"
25/0715 After a few days break, and a grateful return to home at Norwich, it’s time to get back on the blog, as once again I’ve been on the move again, this time with the whole family, to Holland, for the wedding of my lovely niece Carina to Matt Pullen. It was a real family […]Read more "Day Seventy-Two: Hoevelaken (nr. Amersfoort), Netherlands"