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post script to travel part 2

what knitting to take on a trip when you are a knitter 1.something on the needles 2. something to cast on 3.NOTHING ELSE especially if you are on a knitting adventure as there will be plenty of opportunity to get … Continue reading

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Day 8 – where all good things come to an end and the epic trip home begins

We got up really early as Diewke had an early flight and Gudrun drove her into the airport so a 5.45am wakeup and cups of tea were made. It was the first real windy day and great to capture the … Continue reading

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Day 5 – what would Kate do….or how to make a knitter’s day

We started day 5 with a leisurely start of a walk to the red phone box which led to high jinx and revelry.      After calming down from the giggles we were then taken on the next adventure of the … 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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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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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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