The French Road Trip – Part Deux

5 years ago Dee and I visited my great grandfather’s grave on the Somme in the bug on the 95th anniversary of his death. With 2016 seeing the centenary a plan was hatched to pay my respects again, this time in Clarence¬†as part of a larger trip around northern France. Matt and I thought that …

Mixed Feelings

Anniversaries are funny old things. There seem to be quite a few kicking around these days. Some I remember without even thinking about it – I quit the smokes (again) 1 year and 8 months ago this week (16th), it’s Dee’s birthday on the 21st – and there are others that you’re only reminded of …

The Lakes

One of these days I’ll get one (or both) of these old Volkswagens through an MoT without them needing any work. I can’t really complain on this occasion though, as all the bug need to get her through her test was a new ball joint and a bit of air in the washer jet system. …

More Rubber, More Pie

Once again I’ve had to restore the site from a back up after the planned migration to WordPress didn’t really go so well. Whilst moving the actual content was pretty simple, shifting and managing the images wasn’t going to work as well as it does with the current CMS so I’ll be sticking to that …