Day 13: When we were up, we were up…

Whitley Bay did turn out to be quite a nice town. The ocean looked quite beautiful, as well as absolutely freezing. We headed out through Newcastle-Upon-Tyne. The city seemed quite nice, from what little I saw. I did recognise some familiar placenames – Jesmond, Wallsend, Gateshead and Morpeth. Next we drove for a couple of […]

Day 12: We took the high road then we took the low road…

  Greetings from Whitley Bay. This is a seaside town, which from what we have seen so far bears a striking resemblance to that stereotypical English seaside town in my imagination. We arrived late last night, so haven’t has the chance to check it out yet. This is what we’s been up to: We had […]

Day 10: Loch LO-mond

Okay so, scamming some more McDonalds wifi, but this time the MacBook battery is flat, so I’m pecking out some notes from my iPhone. We just stayed two nights in the most beautiful B&B. It was a gorgeous country house in a village called Fintry, half way between Glasgow and Loch Lomond (pronounced with emphasis […]

Day 8: Carlisle to Glasgow

Okay, it’s been a while since we’ve been near the interwebs, which has been nice in a way, and I don’t have a great deal of time now, so here goes:   We left Marlborough and explored Bath. This included taking the waters at the baths – a nice mixture of minerals and metal. We […]

Day 4: From Eucharist to the Motorways

  Our last day in London, and first day on tour! It went thusly:   Hopped up bright and early and attended 8.00 am Holy Communion at St Paul’s cathedral. Like our usual church we were 15 minutes late, unlike our usual church the building dated from the 1670’s and was the crowning achievement of […]