Category Archives: England

#28 London’s calling

September 22, 2012 This is it, our last weekend away, the start of our journey home to Australia. We have been staying with the Barbers again since Edinburgh, loving our time with Elizabeth, seeing the old terrace that will become … Continue reading

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#4 Yorkshire: the Outlane in-laws

June 18, 2012 The Barbers’ family home is on top of the world. At least that’s how it feels when we step from their car on to the bricked forecourt. Bright skies, rolling hills as far as the eye can … Continue reading

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#3 Silverstone

June 15, 2012 As luck would have it I’ve discovered that cousin Hugh lives only about 20 minutes from the Silverstone race track, so we combine a lunch with him and Sylvia with our planned visit to the MotoGP. I … Continue reading

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#2 England. Summer.

June 8, 2012 Cousin Alistair meets us at Heathrow. It’s wonderful to see his smiling face and hear his lilting Derbyshire accent again. We head up the motorway to Sutton-on-the-Hill. No one does place names like the English. No one does … Continue reading

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