Author Archives: Jane

Our Greek Odyssey

I know, cheesy title. But there is quite a lot of cheese in Athens – feta, halloumi, saganaki – to name but a few. Actually the food has been generally excellent, with pita breads, eggplant salad, greek salad, giant beans, … Continue reading

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Turkish adventure

I know I’m in extreme post debt at the moment and have many to catch up on, including Norway, Iceland, the Lakes, Scotland, to name a few. However at the risk of messing up the post timeline, I’ll pick up … Continue reading

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Welcome to the World!

Welcome to the world, Sophie Helen! May you be gifted with the wisdom and beauty of your classical namesakes. We can’t wait to meet you in person. And congratulations to the proud parents!

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Rocked by the Kasbah

Yes, today we were officially rocked by the kasbah! We are on holiday – finally – in Marrakesh, Morocco. First time in Africa, the closest I have been before was southern Spain, but Morocco is a whole different ball game. … Continue reading

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Vote for Barbie the Architect

Vote for Barbie’s next career… as an Architect!!! Personally I don’t think she’ll make it through 5 years of University and 2 years of professional training, she doesn’t seem to stick at things for long enough. She wants to be … Continue reading

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Wales concluded, and back to reality

So, we left you last hanging on the edges of your seats waiting to hear if we ever got to see our fill of castles…    Reader, we did. On the day after the day after christmas (I’d say the … Continue reading

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Boxing Day…

…in which we spend the day compensating for a severe lack of available castles. Twas the day after christmas, and nothing was open! Not petrol stations (well we found one eventually, with 25km to spare in the tank), not tourist … Continue reading

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JJ Wales adventure continues

Justin forgot to explain in his previous post but we have a new acronym, well a new meaning for an old acronym. JJ now can stand not only for our first names, but for a magnificent description given to us … Continue reading

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The Routemaster’s Master

            I’ve just got home from attempting to do some shopping (getting frustrated by crowds, not finding what I set out for, and spending too much on things I didn’t intend to buy – that’s … Continue reading

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Jane the stonemason

I am finally allowed to announce the project on which I am working, as the government has now formally approved it will go ahead! Here’s a clue: http://www.culture.gov.uk/reference_library/media_releases/6153.aspx http://www.bdonline.co.uk/story.asp?sectioncode=426&storycode=3140401&channe Am I excited? Yes.

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