The one about the yoga retreat

I don’t actually know where to start with this one if I am honest.   To such an extent that I haven’t been able to get my head around the angle I want to come at this post and have, therefore, sat on it for ten days.     I should probably just start at the beginning

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HDYGG — 27th May

Gosh it feels like such a long time since I sat down and wrote a blog post I am not sure I even remember how these days.   Seems that life is rushing past me faster than ever and I find myself approaching the middle of the year without really knowing what has happened to the

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#PoppiesTour

  They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. / At the going down of the sun and in the morning, We will remember them  I have written a couple of times about our family’s connection with WW1,  how my great grandfather fought

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Saddlescombe Farm Open Day

Sunday 22 April sees the National Trust’s hamlet at Saddlescombe open to the public – a rare opportunity to visit this secluded farm on the South Downs – once owned by the Knights Templar.  Visitors can enjoy specialist tours, craft and farmers market & children’s activities. Saddlescombe will be open for just one day for

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10 reasons to consider Costa Rica this year

  It is funny isn’t it, that when you think of “the Americas” we often only think of Northern America, or Southern America for a holiday.  Popular destinations spring to mind, and rarely do we consider the central American countries such as Panama, Belize or Costa Rica.   Which is a shame because they all make

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A day in France in a Subaru XV

What do you call a booze cruise without a cruise? Sounds like start of some dodgy joke, right? But seriously, if you get the train from Folkestone rather than the ferry from Dover, with a view to a day of buying booze, what do you call it?   We pondered this as we sat in the

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A day out in Devizes

We didn’t let the rain put us off when we woke up at the Devizes Camping and Caravanning Site just outside Devizes a few weeks ago.  This was, after all, our first weekend away in Betty the Bus and we planned to make the most of it.   The original plan was to wander the tow

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