A flying visit to Edinburgh
Aug10

A flying visit to Edinburgh

A couple of weeks ago, we took a flying visit to Edinburgh – somewhere I’ve only previously visited for the day, back in 2002. In August last year, when the Covid cases were really low and none of us thought there could be a second wave of the virus, let alone a third, we booked a holiday for four (my eldest chooses not to go on holiday with us) to Vienna. We wanted a city break for the summer that wasn’t too hot. We...

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A holiday to Padstow during covid-19
Aug19

A holiday to Padstow during covid-19

We go to Padstow every single year and I wasn’t going to let a global pandemic stop us from going this year. I talked last time about the changes to self-catering accommodation during covid-19, but what about the changes to Padstow itself? (I’m sure the changes to Padstow will be just like the changes to any other UK holiday towns, in case you are wondering whether to go away.) Padstow is a very popular Cornish holiday...

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Padstow: A home from home
Aug29

Padstow: A home from home

Some people might think we’re weird to go on holiday to the same place every year. To be honest, our own eldest child thinks we are. But going to Padstow is just what we do. And four out of five of us love it. Padstow is our home from home. And what’s not to love about that? Just as many people go to the same park every week or every month, we go to the same town for our holiday. And it genuinely never gets boring. Because...

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