Category Archives: holidays

Summers end

The nights are drawing in, the sheep have left the field, the hedges are full of blackberries and the lifeguards will leave at the end of the holidays. There’s a mist around the fields in the morning and its best … Continue reading

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In like a lion, out like a lamb

There’s an old saying that March comes in like a lion and out like a lamb, and here in Cornwall that was absolutely right, we had terrible storms at the beginning of the month and halfway through they passed over … Continue reading

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A chalet Christmas

    Everything Christmassy at the chalet gets downsized, the tree, the decorations and even the cards, which are less and less each year; the mince pies are bite size and the cake is small, partly because we have other … Continue reading

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channel view

This is my neighbour’s chalet available to rent very reasonably via airbnb or Visit Rame  It sleeps four comfortably and has amazing views of the sea and fields beyond. There is a driveway for your car and a large garden … Continue reading

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locals foodie tips in Oahu

The joy of staying with friends on holiday is that you get an experience which is as close to local as possible. We’ve been visiting Oahu for many years and in all that time we have stayed on the windward … Continue reading

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holiday hurricane

‘Posts may be sporadic for the next few weeks’ so said my last post but, I was anticipating days of outdoor life; swimming, walking, eating outdoors with no time to sit and write a post indoors, but… When we headed … Continue reading

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Theatre, but not as you know it

At the 2017 Edinburgh festival we saw Middle Child’s All We Ever Wanted was Everything late one night at Summerhall, in a circular tent and it was packed. Gig theatre; a mash up of theatre [new writing] and an [original] … Continue reading

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