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Monthly Archives: December 2016

WHAT TO DO WHEN THE DOG DIES!

Our kids had already selfishly grown up, left home and as a consequence there always seemed less excitement to be involved in at home.   Then in 2014 our final link to any semblance of a bustling family life disintegrated when our gorgeous Labrador dog Ember unexpectedly died.  This got us thinking, with such a big [...]

By | December 19th, 2016|Cycling|0 Comments

DAY TRIP TO BATH CHRISTMAS MARKET

Centuries ago celebrating Christmas in England was banned (nice one Oliver Cromwell!) and as a consequence Christmas Markets selling festive food and drink instantly died out.  Fast forward 400 years or so and living and working in Europe meant that my family were lucky to experience the joys of Christmas Markets in France, Germany and [...]

By | December 15th, 2016|Food & Drink, Travel|0 Comments

PLANNING THE TRIP

There was SO much to do! We were leaving in less than 4 months on the biggest challenge that either of us had ever attempted.  To say we were green, must rate as the under exaggeration of the century.  We started reading in earnest and picking up as many cycle touring hints and tips as [...]

By | December 8th, 2016|Cycling, Dartmoor & Devon, Outdoor Activity|0 Comments