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.
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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March 15, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out
March 11, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

​In Thailand your feet are considered dirty and aren’t welcome as party guests. That’s why you’ll often see rows of footwear sitting outside public places.  So, how can you be…

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March 3, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

After a couple of weeks back at home soaking up a bit of cold and wet British winter we’re on the move again.  This time we’re heading to sunny Thailand…

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February 9, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Time moves on and so do we!  Today we’re in a beautiful, but very cold Prague. We travelled down from Berlin by train, passing through the snow covered fields of…

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February 9, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

Our three days in Berlin just flew past.  It really was an eye opener for me though.

I’m a bit embarrassed by my sketchy knowledge of European history. Although, if anywhere…

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February 3, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

As any frequent flyer will tell you, Amsterdam is no more than a quick up-and-down hop. What they won’t tell you is that if your plane happens to land on…

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January 31, 2017 / / 2017 - Our Year Out

So, we’re breaking ourselves in gently with a 10 day trip in Northern Europe starting tomorrow with 3 days in Amsterdam, 3 in Berlin and then the remainder in Prague.

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