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Farewell Edinburgh, hello Aberdeen and hello Shetland

I had no internet whilst on the Shetland Island so I am going to keep going in the order of days as it happened – I did start this post on our first day there. We packed up our amazing … Continue reading

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Edinburgh and Glasgow then on to Aberdeen

Monday was sort of a slower day – that was what was intended but all good plans go astray in some way or another.  We woke to rain and a slower start with a coffee at our now favourite Wellington … Continue reading

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Stitch in time

Sunday saw us down at the train station off for an adventure over the water.  Actually we got up , knitted, had a few cups of tea, knitted some more, a coffee, bit more knitting, put on some washing and … Continue reading

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Edinburgh

After a quick commute on the tube we arrived early for coffee at Kings Cross Station on Friday for our train trip north to Edinburgh. mini harbour bridge in Newcastle We had great seats on the train and had a … Continue reading

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Farewell London Town

Pru and I at the theatre about to be entertained…. Book of Mormon was everything you would want and more – we had such a fun time and I think that Jesus was my favourite character of the night with … Continue reading

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London town

  Monday morning I found myself back on London to meet up with Pru, who flew in early, we meet up at Yum Chaa for tea and cake before a quick trip to Liberty(where in the lift we found out … Continue reading

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On leaving Paris

      the courtyard outside our apartment                  Another delightful meal by the Seine of Croque monsieur for me and a roast vegetable baguette for Tim, breakfast dessert of Far Breton with prunes – yum.  We had a noisette in the tabac and … Continue reading

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Il a pleut dans Paris aujourd’hui

So today was meant to be the grande Versaille adventure but the weather and the fickle nature of my travel companion and myself combined had other ideas.  We started off to go to the grand palace but it was raining … Continue reading

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Paris textile adventure

After the long walk last night and an early wake up I decided to sleep a bit longer – and woke up at 12pm – whoops.  This travel caper is a bit tiring especially after walking over 10kms the night … Continue reading

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Hackney then to Paris

  Thursday we drove to the train station to get the Eurostar to Paris – from Cambridge via Hackney. A walk through a meadow lead us to….   E5  to try out the amazing baked goods and breads – I … Continue reading

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