Thanks for joining me! Good company in a journey makes the way seem shorter. — Izaak Walton
Most unnerving road sign I've ever seen ... while driving home late last night on the M25 (Interstate) the vari-speed signs flash up a speed limit of 20mph which non-plussed me until I saw the associated notice of "Oncoming Vehicle" ... that certainly makes you pay more attention to the road when you're doing 80!
Yesterday does indeed seem so faraway (and quelle cliché) following an evening flit from London to France. A weekend planned for sometime finally arrived with us zipping up to London St Pancras, shown in all it's gothic splendour below.For it is from here that the Eurostar sets forth taking these young lovers with it. No … Continue reading Steel Wheels through the Night
Small victory: missed the bus, ran three stops to catch it up - YES! Then got off two stops later as I had to pick up dinner (Doh!). But I caught it...
A few days here and such has been the feel of work and home life lately that it's not been till today (Wednesday) that I have felt on holiday. Too much going on and a lost perspective, so much so that I couldn't shake a feeling of being out of step and nothing seemed quite … Continue reading Oyo Como Va
So here I am after the trip checking back in. A great holiday (more to come on that) but the key issue related to diet was that I gained 4 pounds. The food was wonderful and eating to the rules was difficult and also seemed a bit crazy with all that France offers.
So it may be the south of France but it's not hot and the bathing belles on the beach all have wet suits on. We are now in Biarritz and spent a day wandering the quiet (Easter Monday) streets, enjoying stumbling across little discoveries of shops, alleys, beaches and views. It's a great town with … Continue reading Wownd the wugged wocks
The biggest sand dune in Europe...pretty astounding at approx 100 metres high at its peak, 500m wide and 2k long with a forest on one side and the Atlantic ocean on the other. The dune is slowly engulfing the edge of the forest as sand is driven out of the ocean into this giant heap. … Continue reading Dune du Pyla
So 12 weeks in to my change of diet I am 24 pounds lighter than my starting point. My losses lately are slow and thats ok, as long as I am losing its worth it. However, this Saturday we left on a trip so the note above is a reminder of where I got to … Continue reading Checkpoint