Skip to main content

Light At The End Of The Tunnel

At last work is slowing down...

We have 3 days off this week - which is fantastic!
This morning we slept in without setting the alarm - Woohoo!!!

In two weeks time, we are going back up to Stoke for a few days & then in just over 4 weeks - we'll be going on holiday.

Two whole weeks in Wales...

We're going to be renting a caravan on a farm at the foot of Mount Snowdon.

Photograph From Here

We used to go to Wales a lot many years ago.
When Sal & Rose were 5 & 3 - we walked up & down Snowdon...
It was an amazing, uplifting experience & the girls were fantastic walkers back then.
Everyone we met on that journey - stopped to say how impressed they were with our little girls!
Even when we managed to stray from the path & ended up climbing over a large crevice with a drop of probably thousands of feet - they remained calm & continued climbing with ease...
Unlike me - I went into panic mode as soon as Sime said don't look down!
I froze, cried & was convinced we were all going to fall to our deaths...
We didn't, of course & arriving at the top was wonderful - we climbed through the fog & there was this beautiful sunshine & blue skies & it was October.

So we're looking forward to reading lots of books, walking in forests, chilling out, eating good food & trying to beat Hugo at Scrabble!

We can't wait!!!

Kay & Sime xx

Comments

Anonymous said…
You are going to enjoy our holiday and I can't think of anyone who deserves it more.
Kath said…
Sounds idyllic. Have a lovely relaxing break!

Popular posts from this blog

Top Of The World

It's my lovely wife's 45th birthday today and it's great to see her having such a nice time.  We had a bit of a lie-in, then Kay said that she'd like to go to the new Eden Project Cafe in St. Austell for breakfast.  
Having dined there recently, we were aware of their "Book Swap" area.  Choose a book from home you wish to donate, write a brief piece in the inside cover and put it in the Swap Section. Then, if there's a book you fancy, take it home. Kay donated her favourite book "The Complete SAS Guide to Interrogation Techniques". I made that up. She actually donated the wonderful book "The Tibetan Book Of Living and Dying" by Sogyal Rinpoche, only because the last page is missing. Just joking. It was in pristine condition . I suggested selling it at a car boot sale instead but  then she gave me one of her famous looks and I shut up. Kay wrote in the cover about how good the book is and how she hoped that whomever took it would find …

Lights Out!

Just 4 weeks to go until this year's Earth Hour.
Here's the link to join in: Sign Up For Earth Hour.
We'll have friends staying, so a candlelit meal will definitely be on the cards...

What do you have planned?
Kay & Sime xx

Lamledra

The sun was shining yesterday again, so after a fairly busy week - we decided to get out for a long walk. We walked into Gorran Haven & took the coastal path back home...
Gorran Haven Harbour. This part of the coastal path takes you around the Lamledra pennisula, which heads towards Vault beach...
Gorran Haven.
It was chilly, but warm in the sun...
Black clouds started coming over & we thought it was going to rain, but it stayed dry!
First sign of Spring...
Dodman Point ahead & the blue skies were back...
We made the most of the sunshine & stopped to eat...
With a lovely view of the beach...
Lamledra House. We used to clean it, but quit after a year - because we only had 3 hours & felt we just couldn't get everything done - it sleeps 20! The owners are lovely though, but their budget is tight with constant maintenance.  They do have some interesting guests there...
It got to 5pm & we still had a long way to go, so we left the path & took the road...
Cornish herringbon…