Traveling is a brutality. It forces you to trust strangers and to lose sight of all that familiar comfort of home and friends. You are constantly off balance. Nothing is yours except the essential things – air, sleep, dreams, the sea, the sky – all things tending towards the eternal or what we imagine of it.
Lake District 2023 – Back to the Fells. It’s almost becoming a second home. This time around we had a house in the middle of Ambleside.
A whole two weeks of family holiday in Crete. For the first time we’re trying an all-inclusive hotel and not renting a car for the whole time
Our long-awaited first “proper” holiday since that global pandemic thing started – a week in the Lake District followed by a few days in Newcastle.
Google said we had 870km of driving in front of us to reach Calais, and then another 180km in England.
A grand aristocratic country house which has been converted into a museum celebrating the Revolution.
You can’t beat a fortress on top of a mountain. That’s why they built them there. Grenoble’s one is great.
A relatively short day of driving from the Ardeche up to Grenoble, a city I grew fond of when I was younger.
Sur le Pont d’Avignon, l’on y danse, l’on y danse. Sur le Pont d’Avignon, l’on y danse tous en rond.