Author: Mr C

Dad to 2 grown-up boys and 3 lovely stepdaughters, I’m Mrs C’s right-hand man when it comes to keeping the blog and site up and running, maintaining the home and everything within it and cooking the perfect poached eggs for her. I enjoy a good weekend away, a good film on the telly and a good restaurant. I enjoy a good rant when things aren’t up to expectation or are playing on my mind.

November 17, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our whistle-stop tour of the Southern Hemisphere took us to the Melbourne area next. Melbourne, Australia’s second city has been voted ‘The Best City in the World’ to live recently…

November 8, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

How were we to top the last few days? What was North Island going to offer?  Could it possibly get any better?  South Island gave us some of the most…

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October 14, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Gallup was an unremarkable pivotal point in our Route 66 journey.  Our trip switched from a westerly route to a northerly diversion off route.  It had been our intention all…

October 1, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Oklahoma behind us, we got back onto Route 66 to see what ‘the middle bit’ had to offer.  An overnight stop in Elk City on the western fringes of Oklahoma…

September 26, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

After a night spent on the outskirts of Detroit in the Hilton Garden Inn in Novi, it was time to venture even further west to Chicago.  The journey down through Michigan…

June 10, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Somewhere around 10pm our EasyJet flight landed at Milan Malpensa and we hopped onto the hotel shuttle taking us to our overnight home, the Crowne Plaza.  The single receptionist did…

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June 1, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Santorini had come to an end and it was time to say goodbye to the precipitous cliffs and azure waters and to board a ferry southwards to Heraklion and onwards…

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May 30, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Santorini conjures up lots of images of white stone, blue roof buildings perched precariously on precipitous cliffs overlooking a gigantic water-filled crater.

So, we were excited about our forthcoming visit, especially…

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May 11, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Feeling a bit rejuvenated by our recent travels, we sat by our kitchen table having breakfast and reading the Saturday papers when I looked at Mrs C and asked ‘what…

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March 27, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

It’s been a while since I was last in India.  I wasn’t surprised by some things, but as has always been the case, India never fails to throw new things…

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