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12 in 12 Challenge – March – AKA The Italian Job

Ciao! Continuing on with our 12 in 12 Challenge and March’s expedition was to Italy. Somewhere both of us have wanted to visit for ages but never got around to. After looking at various places, we decided on Rome and Pisa as a good start. As is usual, click on any gallery pictures to see full size. After a fairly straightforward journey to Manchester Airport, we had a couple of hours to spare before the …

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12 in 12 Challenge – January

This year I’ve told Patrick that we are going to make sure and do something out of our ordinary routine at least once each month. We often go out for tea and go to the theatre here in Hull so those things won’t count towards our 12 in 12 challenge. We do however spend lots of our weekends at home, we’re not sitting around idle, I’m sewing or some other crafting, or perhaps working on …

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USA and Canada

I was actually more excited about our 3 night break in New York City than the rest of the holiday, as it’s a place I’ve always wanted to to visit, there was a lot of expectation to live up to. I had an itinerary worked out like a military campaign and had bought advance tickets for the Circle Line boat cruise around Manhattan, and Edge observatory on day one. Then day two was the Hop …

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A Week in Northumberland

Before we start, a note on photos first. All the galleried pictures can be opened as larger images by clicking the thumbnail, after which you’ll be able to scroll through the gallery. So off we set for our cottage holiday to Northumberland. After a bit of yukky weather on the drive up here, the sun came out to welcome us to Cora’s House, our holiday home for the next 7 days, in the pretty seaside …

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Visit to Chester

I’m determined to get out and about this year having missed so much over the past 2 or 3 years, so booked a 2 night stay for Patrick and me at a Travelodge in Chester. I’ve never been to Chester before but pictures I’ve seen show it to be a pretty place with lots of medieval architecture, with a city wall that you can walk around, a little like York I think. The hotel was …

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