Washington DC

Posted by admin on October 13, 2012 in Travel |

My job frequently demands travel, but 99% of the time the trips are contained within a week. This month however, I was required to attend meetings and budget reviews that spread across two weeks and as the location was the USA, it made economical sense to stay over the weekend. Washington DC was between the […]

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Lake Mochdre

Posted by admin on September 7, 2011 in Travel |

This week was spent taking a complete rest at a lakeside cottage retreat in Wales.   Lake Mochdre   Lake Mochdre was once a reservoir supplying water to the town of Newtown until 1969, when it became a fish farm until around 1980. Now it is a beautifully rich natural environment fed by three streams […]

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Welsh Food Festival

Posted by admin on September 4, 2011 in Travel |

Today we spent a wonderful day at the Welsh Food Festival. The festival is a two day event held at Glansevern Hall – just outside Welshpool. It is now in its sixth year and has been growing steadily in participation and attendance year on year. Local food producers offer samples of their wares and of […]

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The Øresund Bridge

Posted by admin on November 28, 2008 in Travel |

By a strange coincidence – I was discussing the Øresund bridge with one of Jane’s uncles at a family gathering last week-end. He had earlier visited Malmø in Sweden and mentioned the bridge, which I had seen from the air several times when visiting Copenhagen in Denmark – which is separated from Sweden by an […]

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A Week in The Algarve

Posted by admin on May 28, 2008 in Travel |

Saturday: Our holiday began on Saturday morning when we were woken by my Nokia phone alarm at 03:00. I always prefer using the phone alarm than the bedroom clock because our bedroom clock has a faulty hour-change key, and it’s difficult to change the alarm time. I am used to disrupted sleep patterns and early […]

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