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Happy Thanksgiving Y’all

Heading inland away from the beaches the temperature started to fall as the elevations increased, we were heading to the mountains. First stop was Chapel Hill, another uni town, this one The University of North Carolina. It just happened to be match day so everyone was in their pale blue colours, it's incredible the scale… Continue reading Happy Thanksgiving Y’all

The Inbetweeners, Tytherington, Dallas

So having returned from the Nordics mid September we thought we should blog before heading off this time. Sitting at The Ranch, in between trips, watching the coming’s and going’s, we set about making a list of what we’ve been up to and it wasn’t that long so this may be a rare short one!… Continue reading The Inbetweeners, Tytherington, Dallas

Daft in Delft, Giddy in Gouda

We don't have anything against Germany but we didn't have enough time to stay longer than an overnight as we were heading towards Hollands Hook. Primarily a autobahn drive we had the pleasure of the "woosh-mobiles" again, more or less flying past us at ridiculous speeds, for company. It got us talking about how we… Continue reading Daft in Delft, Giddy in Gouda

The Mouse Trap – tails of a travelling cat!

Meow, Jigsaw here! I’ve had a look at the blogs from the humans Nordic trip and as usual I am not the centre of attention in their writing so I’m feeline the need to correct it. To be honest, it’s not been a bad one for me either. They did a very good job of… Continue reading The Mouse Trap – tails of a travelling cat!

Denmark, so much more than butter and bacon!

Denmark sits quietly between Sweden, Norway and Germany and to be honest, when we thought about Denmark's identity, we were limited in our terminology. We weren't using the same descriptive words that we had done about its neighbours but having spent a second stint here, (Charismatic Copenhagen) this time in the Jutland region, we realise… Continue reading Denmark, so much more than butter and bacon!

Dreams – The Lofoten Islands

Majestic mountains with jagged tips, piercing the sky, the ubiquitous red stilted buildings and beguiling fishing villages were all there to meet us as we explored The Lofoten Islands. A long held dream of a trip came to fruition with the generosity of the Norwegian Government and frankly, great timing! We short cutted Narvik by… Continue reading Dreams – The Lofoten Islands