Category Archives: Travels

In the time of the virus: day 95

Today was the first time since lockdown we visited one of our very favourite gardens – Heale Garden.  The weather was hot but there were enough shady places to sit in the garden to make it feel just perfect.  As … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 94

Well today was, as predicted, gert hot again. As planned, we set off for our walk just before 8am, and even so at times it was almost too hot for us.  But what a glorious walk it was: another ‘not … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 93

A good mix of a day.  An early morning start to do one of our favourite woodland walks – it was delicious being able to set off before it got too hot.  Home in time for lunch (German style – … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 92

Another relaxing relaxed day.  Starting off on the allotment (while Malcolm met a friend at an RSPB site).  I walked down to the river to meet up with a friend for coffee out – something previously so ordinary now such … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 89

Saturday, and our first day of (not) being in Germany.  The weather is fine, with just enough humidity and spots of rain to feel authentically as though we could indeed be in the Black Forest. The point of travelling there … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 88

Today we should have been setting off for a visit to the Black Forest.  Our plan was to drive there this time and take our bikes. Once we arrive, the car stays put and we mostly walk, and rely on … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 82

And here we are again on Saturday. This week we did our virtual trip a day early, to clear the decks for a real trip out tomorrow.  We went to Aix-en-Provence, Avignon and Marseille – three very different but equally … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 69

Another scorching hot day, so off out to the allotment straight after breakfast, for some more much-needed weeding before it becomes too hot to be out there. Then back indoors in time for our Sunday ‘trip’ – this week we … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 68

Just the briefest of posts today, Saturday.  Another hot day, so we went out for an early walk in the morning cool.  Down to the river, then we parted ways and I took a longer stroll while he went back … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 62

Today I was going to write about two things – one in the past (a wonderful visit to Bordeaux), the other for the future (of Bath City Farm).  But instead I’ll just stick to one as another bad night has … Continue reading

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