Camino de Santiago by Bike

Back in 2013 challenging our misconception that riding the Camino de Santiago might be better than walking, seemed like a good idea. It was a lot more challenging that we had expected but neither of us regret making the decision to just do it … →

The silence of our roads was deafening
Down the Rabbit Hole, Lockdown Style During Covid-19

For a short time, yet for what seemed an eternity, societies were rocked by a violent shift in our fragile world. This is a very personal account of a very unsettling time …→

Friendly rivalry becomes serious
Hmmm, That Smells Good

A friendly, but serious, competition on who’s the best cook in one household when Lockdown means that thinking up new challenges brings its own challenges. Four delicious-looking meals follow. The Jury has still to deliberate …→

Oxford City
Trout Inn, Wolvercote
My Oxford, City of Dreamy Spires

The University of Oxford (built around 922) is second only to the oldest University of Bologna. Oxford is well known, among other things, for publishing books by authors like J.R.R. Tolkien (Lord of the Rings), Lewis Carroll (Alice in Wonderland), C.S. Lewis (Chronicles of Narnia) and, more recently, Mark Haddon (The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night Time).

Walking through the twists and turns of its quaint streets, as they once did, is always a delight. Join me with a look back on my years in Oxford … →

Nothing lonelier than an empty swing
Rosemary’s Story

It’s expected that at some point after losing a loved one, you’ll cry. But not everyone is a crier. This is a short story of one such journey …→

No end of e-bikes to choose from

The Exciting New World of Owning an E-Bike

So you want to buy an e-bike? Who doesn’t want a healthy body? After all, a fit body equals a fit mind, as they say. You can have all this without wearing yourself out on an ordinary bike. But first, check out what I found in my quest to replace my trusty old bike …→

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