Less than a week since we came home and already the photos are making me sigh fondly. We went to Gozo on our hols this year, stayed in an Airbnb place and had a ball. Here’s what we learned. If you have to go swimming then have your own pool. Our digs had its own […]
What we did in Holland on our holidays
One of the things we did was debate – at length whether it was OK to call it Holland. Boy One, insisted it was The Netherlands despite maps showing him we were in South Holland. We learned the joys of Lycra-free cycling! And encountered the remarkable phenomena of patient motorists who give way to bikes. […]
How much of our landscape are we?
We had a fabulous holiday in Holland and were inching our way aboard the ferry for the waterborne part of our homeward journey when it happened. The car in front of us – a shiny NL registered expensive one – was lurching and grumbling just above us on the steep ramp. Alarmingly rolling back towards […]
A ferry good way to travel… Newcastle to Amsterdam
Theoretically being trapped in a tin box with hundreds of strangers for hours on end is exactly the kind of thing to fill me with horror. No escape, no alternative and no chance of doing my own thing. And I’ll admit as we boarded the gigantic Princess Seaways in Newcastle I was somewhat apprehensive. We […]