The Rain of Elizabeth II August 1st 2012 A nightmare of a journey down to London - why does there have to be a crash on the M1 on the afternoon of the Opening Ceremony? The first of many questions on the Olympic adventure. We had got some tickets for Wimbledon in what seemed like phase 33 of the official ballet, but had been applying on and off for others to fit in around the tennis session for what seemed like a lifetime of internet hou ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Greater London Great Britain, the dominant industrial and maritime power of the 19th century, played a leading role in developing parliamentary democracy and in advancing literature and science. At its zenith, the British Empire stretched over one-fourth of the ear... ... read more
The original purpose of the blog was the 20th wedding anniversary trip in 2006 / 2007 - Ashes cricket in Oz, setting off early in April and going the long way round!
The trip came to an end in February 2007 and for a while retrospective blogging was the only option (for reasons that you can find in the Road to Freedom).
There are still two to travel and the passport is now back in use in 2009.... full info