Life in a nutshell, 'cos it's better if you're nuts!

A collection of random thoughts, adventures, happenings and general goings on in the Gardner Family.
Golden Gate

Golden Gate

Isn’t the weather in San Francisco bizarre ? It’s 60F and this is a mini heatwave, apparently. We were warmer at home.

London to San Francisco

London to San Francisco

Ten hours of flying from Heathrow to San Francisco and it was still only mid afternoon. Oh yes, jet lag !

Preparations

Preparations

So what do you need for fly-drive in the USA when you haven’t decided where to go or what to do ?

Road Trip ! Road Trip !

Road Trip ! Road Trip !

An epic road trip around the southwestern corner of the USA, including more National Parks and National Monuments than you can shake a stick at.

Luvverly Jubilee

Luvverly Jubilee

In early June 2002 we paid a visit down to Devon for a long weekend of farting about and the enjoying the seaside.

Prague

Prague

A long weekend in the Czech capital, sampling the architecture, history and beer.

Madeira

Madeira

Home of fortified wines and some spectacular scenery. We found some pretty good weather too.

Sharm el Sheikh

Sharm el Sheikh

Chillin’ by the beach. With some diving, sunbathing, and a day out at a historic monastery.

Cairo

Cairo

Very well arranged piles of rock, and some old stuff in glass cases. And a posh hotel.

On Honeymoon

On Honeymoon

Nearly three weeks in Egypt by way of a little honeymoon celebration. It took “hot” to a whole new level.

Crete

Crete

In August 1999 Kas and me spent a week in Crete – our first ever “proper” summer holiday together. It was warm and sunny and very picturesque.