Saturday 19th August – Walk in the Lakes District and Theatre

As predicted, the wet weather arrived and has stayed with us all day apart from the very occasional glimpse of blue sky but nothing to get excited about. We drove back to Ambleside and by 11.30 am we were out in the woods having a walk in the wet!!!! As you can see, just the … More Saturday 19th August – Walk in the Lakes District and Theatre

Friday 11th August – Rhydymain, Cymru (Wales)

So the modus operandi today involved stately home, seaside town and castles. Our first port of call was to Penrhyn Castle which was completed in 1840 by a wealthy Slate/Sugar industrialist. The castle only remained in the family 100 years as after that death duties ruined the family. The UK is the only country in … More Friday 11th August – Rhydymain, Cymru (Wales)

Thursday August 10th – Hilversum to Manchester, UK

Spent a very enjoyable evening with Al, Ads, Milla, Ollie and Bronte in Hilversum. We also had the last opportunity to take a last walk to the hyda with Bronte and Ali. We also reacquainted ourselves with the rest of our belongings which we have not seen for three months. We had forgotten just how … More Thursday August 10th – Hilversum to Manchester, UK