A Fairytale Break

A Fairytale Break

I’ve just got back from a few days at Sandbanks near Poole in Dorset where I took Basecamp for a short break as a thank you for holding the fort while I was on tour in France. I had said to her that since I’ve had a two month ‘break’ doing what I wanted, she could...
The Final Countdown

The Final Countdown

11th August, Freneuse It was a very dark and very quiet night in the forest and I slept like a baby bear. The trees are so dense that it’s very dark and quite cool, so most families avoid camping there, which in turn means no kids running around at all hours. I...
A Week Off

A Week Off

29th July, Crêches sur Saône   I had a quiet day as unusually I felt quite off colour.  Both me and the weather were very half-hearted so we both took it easy and after a good night’s rest I’m sure we’ll both be brighter tomorrow.   30th...
Burgundy Break

Burgundy Break

26th July, Crêches sur Saône Well sure enough, last night’s accommodation lived up to expectations. It was ridiculously hot and humid in the tent but the mozzies were out in force by the time I retired at 10pm. This was pretty much the same time that the French...
Back to the Grindstone

Back to the Grindstone

22nd July, Beaumes de Venise After a full week of being spoilt rotten it was back to the grindstone today, and quite a shock to the system it was too. I must confess I hadn’t been looking forward to the ride from Eric’s house as I knew it would be mainly...