Ludlow with the folks

Another September another trip to the Ludlow food festival, sans Haakers again, but this time with mother and Dad, who had been touring the highways and byways of Herefordshire and Gloucestershire. We had successfully booked in with Mrs Woman, and made a prompt departure via the beautiful M6 Toll road. Extremely luckily the weather was fine and we had a warm welcome on the (empty … Continue reading Ludlow with the folks

Avignon and the Parasol Near Death Experience

What a start to the day! Previous evening’s forgetfulness meant a croissant free brekkie – but away to Avignon and the north. According to Google’s recommended parking spots, if we follow the ring road, Parking de L’Italie should see us right, but sadly not. A double navigation scenario eventually got us out of the one way system and across the river to the park and … Continue reading Avignon and the Parasol Near Death Experience

Fontvieille village and a bit of Arles, eventually

A nice meander through the village is always a good shout. We never explored the shortcut from le camping and we never sampled the local eateries, of which there were several judging by the roadside menus. Parking wasn’t an issue, plenty of room down side streets and the main car park, when it’s not market day, which it was. Madame made a purchase with her … Continue reading Fontvieille village and a bit of Arles, eventually