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Farewell to Sable, Guide Dog Puppy 2

I can’t believe our time with Sable has gone by so quickly. It was only 11 months ago that the wriggling bundle of black fluff arrived and made her presence known! Another black lab, like Joni, but oh, so different. She is a big girl, much heavier

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Goodbye 2016 – Hello 2017

As I enter my 63rd year I realise that I need to make the most of whatever the future holds. Suddenly it seems time is racing by and so 2017 is going to be action packed I hope, with lots of new challenges and experiences. Firstly we

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UK Blog Awards 2017

I have been nominated for the prestigious UK Blog Awards and am beyond excited! It just goes to show what an old bird can do when she puts her mind to it. I have only ever one award in my life, The “Visit USA Media Award” for

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World Travel Market London 2016 – Love it or Hate it?

For the umpteenth year I have spent an enjoyable but exhausting day wandering around WTM and finalising travel plans for 2017. I have been attending this travel jamboree for longer than I care to remember. I seem to recall my first visit was around 1985 when the event

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A Perfect Day on the Belmond British Pullman

As we get older suddenly there is so much to celebrate! Special anniversaries, milestone birthdays, and best of all – retirement! Family and friends may struggle to find that ‘special gift’, but sometimes experiences and memories can be more exciting than material ‘things’. Nothing is more unforgettable

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New Hampshire – A Roadtrip to Remember

In just over 2 weeks we travelled the length and breadth of New Hampshire during some beautiful weather in early September. We were a little early for ‘The Fall’ but New Hampshire is so much more than colourful leaves, as we discovered. It really is a state

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California Dreamin’

Another epic trip idea is being hatched for Feb/March 2017. So far it will include San Francisco, Palm Springs and San Diego but who knows where else I will be tempted to visit.

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Back to Suffolk for some Christmas Cheer

Planning a weekend break in December,with my good friends Stuart & John, at their award winning B&B http://thegableshadleigh.co.uk/ Looking forward to a spot of festive shopping in the beautiful towns and villages of Suffolk and maybe, if the weather is kind, a brisk walk at Southwold.

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Trains, and Boats, and …..a Plane

The last few days of our New Hampshire Adventure and we are racking up the volume to fit everything in. Driving south from the Great North Woods early in the morning was a delight as the sun shone, the roads were empty and the leaves are just

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Beautiful Views, Wonderful Vistas

The weather was really on our side as we spent a few days exploring mountain tops and discovering crystal clear lakes in the scenic White Mountain region of New Hampshire. We took the cable car to the top of Cannon Mountain and strolled around the peak which

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