Category Archives: Travel

Seaton Delaval Hall

I’ve been saying that we should visit Seaton Delaval Hall for ages and I finally got Ma to agree as the 40-ish minute bus ride from Newcastle seemed like a better prospect than the drive from Amble did last year. … Continue reading

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Recommended: Riley’s Fish Shack

On Tuesday, we went to Tynemouth. We visited the Priory and then walked to King Edward’s Bay to have lunch at Riley’s Fish Shack. We didn’t book, but they were happy to set us up with two deckchairs, a table … Continue reading

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Amble and Northumberland

I took my camera on holiday and then didn’t take it out of the bag. So these are all imperfect iphone snaps.

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Battle Abbey

Much to the amusement of my Irish neighbour, the day before my birthday I went to Battle. Yes, it’s an actual place, in East Sussex, quite near Hastings, and the site of the Battle of Hastings and Battle Abbey In … Continue reading

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Going Home

Today we’ll be mostly in the car, for the 350-ish mile drive home. As ever, I’m sad to leave but happy to be going home. It’s been a different holiday from usual but I really needed the break and although … Continue reading

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Holiday

After a cancellation, we are going on holiday today! We have absolutely thought about the risks of this and decided to go anyway. Ma and I are a support bubble, we are staying in a cottage and our holidays don’t … Continue reading

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York

The York trip was one of those brilliant ideas Ma and I have sometimes. She was driving to Scotland for a holiday and said that she was thinking of breaking the journey and from there a plan evolved. I’d come … Continue reading

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Notes from a Holiday

So far we have walked on the beach, bought books (although I traded in some books so I didn’t technically buy books) and generally taken life slowly with some napping on the sofa. Today we are headed into Newcastle and … Continue reading

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Things you find when you use your camera for the first time in a year

I took the little camera down to the allotment a couple of weekends ago, I downloaded the photos and found a bunch of photos from Paris last year. And it made me all nostalgic for Miss T and her stroppy … Continue reading

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Life Happened: Holiday

I started Monday still on holiday, which is the best way to start the week! Ma and I got up and took a walk around the harbour before breakfast, it was a grey and windy morning.The plan was Alnwick for … Continue reading

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