Bridge Over Troubled Water January 26th 2021 All the talk in the days before I took the photos for this blog was about the weather. Snow. Snow melt. Two days of torrential rain. The river would be rising. The River Trent. The deluge in Derbyshire would eventually make it's way downstream. The local news sent their roving reporters off up to Bakewell. The water was playing havoc in the heritage area of Derby city centre too. It would arrive i ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Nottinghamshire 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. We get distracted in more than the odd football ground along the way, but it is all part of the journey.... full info