Up early, past the Banksy and onto the ferry at Dover before 8am to eat Eggs Benedict off linen-imitating paper placemats in the tranquillity and comfort of the DFDS Premium Lounge. A good way to start the day. We drove through France and Belgium to the Netherlands, stopping at the motorway services for snacks and … Continue reading Holland: Dutch Castles and Country Houses→
I should write more often, because when I do, I like it. I like sharing stories – the good, the weird and the wonderful. I love to read back old blog posts. Notes to strangers become notes from my past self, and I am always grateful for them. So, what can I tell you? I … Continue reading Everyday Life: Interviews & Chocolate Crayons→
The man behind me struggled to open his bottle of drink, knees digging hard into the back of my seat as he strained. ‘Shall we open the smoky bacon or the prawn cocktail?’ his companion asked, whilst rustling away with her grab-bags. Smokey bacon. The crunches and slurps were interspersed with a conversation on whether the … Continue reading Holland: Return to Haarlem (Rotterdam, & Amsterdam)→
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