easter out west

With the in-laws scattered across the globe, Bryony & I were lucky enough to have their West Wight home as ours for the Easter weekend. Fortuitously as it happens, as this week we welcomed a new member to our household, Rolo the rescue dog. The large garden and footpaths abounding from the doorstep made the perfect location for … More easter out west

evening ride

I’ve got a Dawes touring bike. It’s a fine beast that has been with me through a variety countries and landscapes, up and over multiple hills. I love it, but it is a heavy beast. Luckily for me, my father-in-law has a variety of bikes, one of which he kindly lent me for the summer months. … More evening ride

bertha’s backside

We caught the tail end of Hurricane Bertha yesterday. Sunday was spent the morning day sheltering from the wind and torrential rain, baking and reading; a lovely foreshadowing of autumn fun to come. The wind didn’t drop much but the rain departed, leaving us a bright, blustery evening to explore Colwell Bay. There were lots of people … More bertha’s backside