A Missed Opportunity with a Tyneside Blonde on a Holy Island March 28th 2010 There was no sign of Lowry or Russians village on Holy Island, but then the Causeway could have been closed when they tried to visit. Holy Island has probably been passed 200 or 300 times in my life on the A1 just to the west and this seemed like a good opportunity to venture that last 5 miles from the main road. The causeway was due to close at 2.00 pm and not re-open until after dark, so we made ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Northumberland 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