January was a grey month

William IV on horseback Queens square Bristol

January has been a grey month here in Bristol. Instead of fresh snow glistening in the sunlight we have had low grey cloud and drizzle.  Apparently temperatures have been above average but there has been a decided lack of sunlight. This combined with the short winter northern European days meant my cosy living room. was more inviting than usual. Continue reading “January was a grey month”

17th Century Bristol a walk with Samuel Pepys

The LLandogger trow
The LLandoger trow

Did you know Samuel Pepys, the famous London diarist visited Bristol in the 17th century? No neither did I. However when Pepys visited in 1668 as part of his work as a naval clerk  he was very impressed with the city calling it a second London.

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Advantages of cruising holidays for over 60’s

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Cruising is becoming more and more popular with the over sixties and it is not difficult to see why. It can provide a good mixture of adventure and relaxation as well as a chance to make new friends and try new activities.

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Clevedon A Broadchurch walk

Image by Annalise Batista from Pixabay

Happy new year.

I am  excited to find out what a new decade will bring. Since 2010 we have gained two new daughter in laws, two grandchildren and a new cat. Having been an only child I  love being part of a larger family.

I have also started the next stage of my life. I retired from work at the age of 65 almost three years ago and now have time for new interests including blogging. One of the unexpected bonuses from this has been making cyber friends around the world. It is fun getting your newsletters and sharing the events large and small of your daily lives. Continue reading “Clevedon A Broadchurch walk”