Sailing? Dreams?

June 2019. The weather has been atrocious this summer so far, but we had a good day yesterday and again today we are expecting thunder storms to pass through. Is it Yin and Yan? Tina is sunning her self in Grand Canarias with daughter and grandson I thought better than to leave the caravan unoccupied […]

The Rudgleigh Steakhouse

I visited the Rudgleigh Steakhouse one Friday evening in June with my son, Mike. He had come over from Swindon after work to where we were located, at Portbury. The weather was awful, torrential rain and being a Friday evening his normal journey time of one hour was doubled to two. He was a little […]


May 2019 For may years I have wanted to return to Brighton. I had only ever been once before but that was for a Police Federation Conference in the 1990’s so I had very little time to sight see during the week we were there. I remember looking down some very narrow busy lanes but […]

Ashill Inn, Ashill, Devon

April 2019 Life throws you some really nice surprises sometimes and the Ashill Inn is one such example. We have some really lovely friends in Buckfastleigh and we wanted to meet up before we headed for West Sussex. Lucy has particular requests for ingredients so she arranged the meeting and location. It was Lucy who […]

Coluco, Thame

We stopped overnight at our Son and Daughter-in-laws in March 2019 and as usual, had a lovely time with them and one year old Grandson. The following morning we went to the town centre and Coluco in Market Street for breakfast. This can be best described as a bistro wine bar with a very rustic […]

Hill House Coffee Shop, Totnes

Mar 19 Tina and I were asked to house & dog sit for good friends in Buckfastleigh, Devon for a week in March 2019. We readily agreed and loved staying in their very quirky and homely cottage. On one of our trips out, we wanted to walk around Totnes but as Tina can’t walk distances […]

BBC Birmingham Tour

Feb 2019 Knowing that we were going to be staying on the Caravan and Motorhome site at Chapel Lane, south of Birmingham in February 2019, Tina booked a tour for us. It was rather a surprise when she told me that we would be going on a tour around the BBC in Birmingham where several […]

Brooklands Museum

Dec 2018 One place I have always wanted to visit was Brooklands. Back in the mid 80’s whilst an Instructor at the Regional Police Driving School at Devizes, Wiltshire, I took the students through Brooklands village and we managed to walk on some of the old race track banking. I remember thinking how rough the […]

Kingsbury Water Park CCC

Nov 2018 Being November, the weather was changing to that Winter feel. We had booked our caravan into the Camping & Caravan Park at Kingsbury Water Park. This would allow a simple 30-minute drive to Atherstone and Raymond James Caravans where our Buccaneer was booked in for warranty work. a The site is adjacent to […]

The Helicopter Museum

Jun 2018 Isn’t it typical, I have lived in Weston super Mare off an on, since I was a child but I have never visited the Helicopter Museum? This museum is supposed to be one of the best and the only one in the UK. So, on a very sunny and hot Saturday in August […]