Through The Looking Glass October 10th 2018 A beautiful sunset began to descend over the car plant next door. A brisk wind continued to blow from the West. The wind turbines were spinning away in the distance, as I gazed out of the window into the last of the light. I was sitting in the rather plush surroundings of the Penshaw Suite in the Nissan Sports & Leisure Complex on the edge of Washington, awaiting the start of yet another feast of ... read more
Europe » United Kingdom » England » Tyne & Wear » Sunderland 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