A Horse! A Horse! My Kingdom For A Horse! May 23rd 2021 The lockdown has now eased to allow overnight stays. Hotels have opened up. Pubs are allowed to have indoor drinkers. Attractions and cinemas can re-open with limited numbers. However, the Spring weather has been shocking. Hospitality has had a slow re-emergence from the long hibernation. The most hardy and desperate of drinkers must have winced about sitting outside in the cold and damp just to s ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » North Yorkshire » Middleham 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