31 July 2020

I think we picked the right summer to have a pandemic. It has been non-stop sunshine for months. Naturally, that has helped everything to grow and flower and generally look splendid. With nowhere...

December 2034A gloomy end to a gloomy year. Let's hope for a better 2021.

Although, strictly speaking, we weren't locked down, we might as well have been. Restrictions on household numbers effectively kiboshed seeing the children and grandchildren over the 'festive season'.

Meanwhile, in Cleethorpes it was all about the weather and big skies, as you will see if you click the Read More.

Over 70,000 dead in the UK but we are told a vaccine has been developed and ought to become available in the next couple of months. So that's something.

It is, literally and metaphoricall,y the darkest time of the year. Here's to the arrival of an early spring (and an early Covid jab).

 

1000 Characters left


Recently Added

  • 2024

    This was our sole reason for visiting the south west, or the main reason anyway. Because the pub was within walking distance we even booked into the Bristol Travelodge (not a patch on Premier Inn)...

    Read More

  • 2024

    Long gone are the days when we could do London to Glasgow in five hours,  with a single stop at Keele services. Nowadays, it seems rather a long drive doing Cleethorpes to Bristol in one go, so...

    Read More

  • 2024

    You may not know the song April Showers; I do because I remember my mum singing it around the house when I was a boy. It was written in 1921 and made popular by American singer Al (Mammy!) Jolson. It...

    Read More

  • 2024

    We have been seeking out cat cafes for some time now. Our first was Mog on the Tyne, in Newcastle (where else?), which we first visited in 2014. I believe it is still going strong. I first heard...

    Read More