UK 2018: Part 6

Cornwall the finale! Our time in Liskeard was sadly speeding to its end. We'd travelled to many a coastal town and driven through Bodmin moor on each occasion. It was now time to explore to see what we'd been passing by. Cornwall: Bodmin Moor - Caradon Hill Caradon Hill was once famous for its copper mines but these are all now closed. In its heyday, in the 19th century, the biggest copper mine in the UK was situated here. Other smaller derelict

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UK 2018: Part 1

And so it was that we returned to the UK. We had a plan which had only been growing for the last few weeks but we did have a plan...and it was coming together. This year we were trying out a new travel experience. We were going to pet-sit our way around the country, or at least try to for most of the trip. We'd signed up with a new website TrustedHousesitters.com. It was a relatively straightforward process but we

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September 2017: Wing, London and back to Wing

WING We never thought our trip would extend into September but it did, and we made the most of our last month. For those who have never heard of Wing, and many have not, it's a small village in the UK set somewhere between Aylesbury and Milton Keynes. It seems to be on the border of two counties for sometimes it is claimed to be in Buckinghamshire whilst other times it is part of Bedfordshire. Either way it's within the

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May 15th 2016 (My home town of Aylesbury, UK)

I arrived back in Aylesbury to perfect blue skies and sunshine. There have been a few changes here though    And some things are just the same! And this is how it looked back in the day Only in the UK - Fursty Ferret and Crumpets    Dad's place. Including his own handmade stained glass window         Curry night - there's a bit of a food theme this week Sunday roast lunch   

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Home to the UK (June to October 2014)

After the challenge of the Camino and the wonders of the Camargue it was time to head back to the UK and my family, friends and little house :) Start as you mean to go on....from the first day Ol and I regularly walked the beautiful tow paths along the canal            A few chores around the house!     We took trips up to the great city of London on the train           

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