Category Archives: holidays

Iceland: It’s What It Says On The Tin; Part Three #iceland #holidays

My third entry in the Iceland Diaries.. Iceland had lived up to its own stereotype: the geology is otherworldly, converting your bill into sterling is like rubbing soap in your eyes, and the weather swings from chilly to downright parky … Continue reading

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Iceland – It’s What It Says On The Tin; part two #holidays #iceland

More Icelandic holiday memories to fill our blank schedules Most countries I visit have something that leaves me discombobulated. Here the simple expedient of a sliding door on a gents toilet saw me standing in the corridor like a lemon … Continue reading

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Iceland – It’s What It Says On The Tin; Part One #holidays #iceland

In these crazy months when foreign travel is about as popular as a fart in a lift, I thought we’d revisit some previous holiday trips and my thoughts thereon. This is part one of a trip to Iceland in 2018 … Continue reading

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Taking Stock(holm) #holidays #sweden #stockholm

In 2009 the Textiliste and I holidayed in Stockholm as part of a cross Scandi break. This is a repeat of a 2015 post based on my journal and memories… So what springs to mind when Stockholm is mentioned? Abba? … Continue reading

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Bacon Sarnies And The Tivoli: Travels In Denmark #holidays

My repostings about my recentish holiday in Finland made me want to revisit my 2009 excursion to Denmark and Sweden (we went on the Finland and then Tallinn and I might take us there too). This though is me on … Continue reading

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And Finnally, Mad Music And Murky Meals: #finland

And this is the last Finnish post, or should that be the Finnish Line? Lots more pictures and some ott weirdness… Why is it that, miles into a Finnish forest my phone had 4 bars of signal, 4G too whereas … Continue reading

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Finnished Yet? Nope, Here’s Another

People seemed to enjoy my Finnish reprise of our short holiday there a few years back. So this is my take on Helsinki and Tuurku the former capital. As ever I tend to see things from a slightly off the … Continue reading

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Finland, Finland How I Miss You #reprise #holiday

Four years ago today, I was on holiday, abroad. How strange those concepts feel now. Still it is lovely to return to the bonkers world that is Finland, if only for a while… Finland is full of trees. When it’s … Continue reading

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Going For Pembroke: Day Three, The Crab And Bromance Edition

Our last full day disproved any ‘Wet Wales’ preconceptions we may have held. A day off the physical punishment was allowed, even if the Vet did her own thing. Having watched a minute of her routine (what’s routine about such … Continue reading

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Going Pembroke: Tiny Wales

Day two and a longish drive after exercise with the Vet (legs bums and tums plus a cheeky cardio and abs finisher). Cheeky being apposite because at some point during the session my right buttock began deflating, and the abs … Continue reading

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