Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brugge, Belgium

There is a P & O Ferry terminal in Hull England which provides overnight ‘cruises’ to Amsterdam or Brugge and more often then not it has been the best way for us to get from England to Europe and allows us to … Continue reading

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Hull, Hedon, Thorngumbald & Northallerton

We have spent a fantastic four days north of London visiting some of the Family before heading across to Europe. We would have loved more time here but sandwiched ourselves between the accommodation we ended up with in London and … Continue reading

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Tess says …

What have been some highlights so far? * Carousels; age-old canons; public telephones (apparently there are only so many times one can pick up and hang up a receiver); railings of absolutely any kind; playground swings and slides – you … Continue reading

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We had our first really bad all round day on our our entry to London (one out of 40 or so is not a bad run though, so far), i’ll only tell you about it briefly so bear with me … Continue reading

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Québec City

This will most likely be only a short post, not because Québec didn’t offer much but because we are now in London and the kids have not yet adjusted to the time zone, so the space I have found to … Continue reading

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Our four days in Montreal was brief but probably enough for us to have got a good feel for the place and the people, we had some great finds to fill our days and re-charged our depleted coffee meters. It … Continue reading

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You know you’re in Canada when………

Pure Maple Syrup comes in 4 Litre Flagons!

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New York

We had a fantastic time in New York, although sadly we really did not have anywhere near the time we needed to get to know the place and we did find ourselves not getting to see some of the things … Continue reading

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