Monthly Archives: April 2012

The most photographed dog in Brugge

So the rain stopped and the sun came out on Sunday, along with thousands of tourists of every nationality. What really caught our attention was a dog sunbathing in a window overlooking a canal and taking a disinterested view of the … Continue reading

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Brugge is beautiful even in the rain!

Well, we finally got away from Bath about noon on Friday. The last few hours were fairly hectic. I had planned the packing of the car carefully and quietly started loading the car from about 8.00 A.M. About 10.00 AM, suddenly a few extra bags appeared at … Continue reading

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The eye of the storm – Departure -1

 It’s 4.50 AM. We’re both up. The tea is brewing, so time for a very quick blog. It feels like the eye of the storm. Zero is when we leave the UK, in twenty six hours.  Today is minus one, … Continue reading

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Reflections on hard floors at 5.00 A.M – Departure Minus Three Days

This morning I was awoken by the rain and wind – this is in addition to an air-bed that has decided to sag a bit in the night! Like yesterday, I grabbed my lap-top and wandered through an empty house, suggesting … Continue reading

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The reality of a new dawn and a farewell to Bath, UK

It’s 5.00 A.M., so what’s different this morning when I wake up in my home in Bath, where we have had many wonderful memories over the last twenty years? Firstly, I woke up early because I was sleeping on an … Continue reading

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Drawing the line and starting again

Welcome to Marilyn & Alf’s new blog. We plan to live in Cyprus and travel extensively. Our first adventure will be getting to Cyprus by car! April 28 2012, we shall be taking the Channel ferry from Dover to Dunkirk … Continue reading

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