Apologies and Reflections…

So, what can I say, nothing I suppose, except that it has been an extrodinarly long amount of time since my fingers last touched computers keys. It feels somewhat odd coming back to blogging, I am embarressed by my absence, the longer the gap the more awkward it became to come back. Since the last…

Lazy Day and Saint Malo …. Days 3 and 4

Not much to say about Day 3 to be honest, expect it rained a lot. Something I am getting rapidly used to. It may appear that Lower Normandy is getting a bad press and that would be unfair. On a clear day it has some magnificent countryside side and, if your into motorcycles, some amazing…

Day 2….To the Manor Born

It rained! Most of the night and early this morning. For the first time motorcycle camping I would have to pack a wet tent. Not something I was looking look forward too. With haste,everything was packed away, the soaking wet flysheet shoved inside a bin bag and strapped to the top of my luggage. Wet…

The Day Dawns….Calais! Day 1

It’s Monday 12th August, 1:30am and my alarm is ringing. Having only gone to bed at 11pm the night before, I should be the worse for wear. But I’m not. Like an excited 5 yr old on Christmas Day I jump out of bed, for today is the day, Day 1 of my European trip….