Nation’s Ode to the Coast – Dr John Cooper Clarke A big fat sky and a thousand shrieks The tide arrives and the timber creaks A world away from the working week Ou est la vie nautique? That’s where the … Continue reading
It’s been a while. I’ve been running. A bit. I’ve been swimming more, but now the summer hols are here, it’s a fortunate day when I find time for either. I don’t love running in the hot weather so if … Continue reading
This morning we had a slow start, a lazy breakfast, and then wandered out into the sunshine. Because of course there is glorious sunshine on our last day here. We crossed the bridge and took the number two tram, which … Continue reading
In an attempt to walk less distance today, we made a plan with the Pocklesses to ride on various railway trains. So naturally we started out with a 5k on the island runway (I’m so in love with the red … Continue reading
The highlights of today were breakfast (pictured), ice cream at the zoo, a couple of particularly good geocaches, and beers with Dr Pockless, who has potential to be a Bad Influence on his small nephew.
When I said that yesterday was a busy day, I was not taking account of today, which was surely far more busy. We started early again, because today is not a bank holiday and the bin men like to get … Continue reading
We have done so much today that I can’t remember it all. Well, we did kick off at 6.30am after not a great sleep. Pete and I are on an extremely firm sofa bed, while his lordship gets the comfy … Continue reading