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Playing Catch up

We set off this morning shortly before 9am. Traffic wasn’t too bad and we saw the tail end of the school run. Hubby had planned our route last night and checked for roadworks, so we had a game plan, and … Continue reading

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Weather chasing

We knew there would be a change in the weather today and the plan was to leave MOH early so as to hopefully beat it home. There were two bands of rain running parallel down the country, we would hit … Continue reading

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Trip Pending

We spent over an hour planning our route down to MOH. It was going to be a killer. It wouldn’t matter which way we went, we’d hit a bottleneck or rush hour traffic somewhere, so tried to work out the … Continue reading

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It’s gonna be a long day

It’s been almost six months since I last saw my Mum, so as I am feeling much better in myself, we are going Down South tomorrow to visit. I rang ahead this time to give Sis notice that we are … Continue reading

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Water Baby

We were both awake early on Thursday, so decided to take a trip Down South to see my Mum as we hadn’t seen her for a while. Our journey was horrible as usual, but we made pretty good time getting … Continue reading

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Not just tears of laughter

I realised the other day that it had been several weeks since I’d written a proper letter to my Mum. I’ve been sending emails to Sis with photo attachments, and our last visit was early August before we set off … Continue reading

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Let Them Eat Cake!

Last week, we had intended to take the boat up to Stratford again, but due to bad weather we decided against it and to go this week instead. I learned a long time ago not to look forward to anything … Continue reading

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Coming home, first day

One thing Hubby did every day before we set off was to check the running things, like engine oil, water, coolants etc and to make sure that we didn’t leave anything behind. How we managed to miss Maggie not being … Continue reading

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Day 3, 2nd July, the adventure continues

One thing we discovered early on during the trip was that my journal would not have in- depth entries. At best, I managed to jot down the time we arrived at/left the lock, though not both, as I was busy … Continue reading

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A good trip

We have been Down South, on the hop, to visit my Mum. We try to visit once a month now that we are only 125 miles away instead of 250, but our last two visits had seen her in bed … Continue reading

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