Tag Archives: Travel

In the time of the virus: we went away!

We were fortunate enough to go away on holiday twice this summer. Neither were the trips we’d planned; both provided a refreshing and much appreciated lift to the spirits. Each time we were uncertain whether the trip would be possible … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: a day of reckoning, and a (virtual) coffee trip

Sorry, this is a rather long post.  Console yourself with the thought that I may not post again for a few days. Sunday.  Tomorrow I’m due to have the overdue eye surgery.  Usually I’m someone who hopes for the best … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: Sunday’s (virtual) trip – Fanø

We were really looking forward to revisiting our 2016 trip to Denmark,  It was such a wonderful experience.  We spent a few days with our friends at their home, then travelled together to the holiday home they’d rented on Fanø … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 97

Sunday again.  Plans for an afternoon garden get-together were abandoned, for several reasons but the main one was the very changeable weather.  Tea in the garden not such an appealing proposition when it’s intermittently pouring with horizontal rain then sunshiny … Continue reading

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In the time of the virus: day 96

And here we are again on the weekly merry-go-round back at Saturday. A very different day from last Saturday – from my perspective, enjoyably cooler and showery (so no need to water anything apart from the greenhouse plants).  Sadly an … Continue reading

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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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