At 1.38am on Tuesday 2nd June 2020, Alice Thelma Price, weighing in at 7lbs 2oz, came into the world fit and healthy.
Doesn’t she look gorgeous?
21st Aug. A sea-day of forms. The clocks went forward an hour last night so breakfast at 7.30 am felt quite early, it took awhile to ‘come around’, a choppy North Atlantic swell and beng homeward bound didn’t help the spirit. All good things eventually come to an end! First task of the day was… Continue Reading
19th Aug. Waterfalls, fumaroles, lava fields and craters. The Bolearis slid into her mooring alongside the quay in Akureyri around 6.00am, nicknamed the ‘Capital of the North’ and regarded as an important port and fishing centre. As we vacated our cabin for breakfast at 7.00am, the grey cloud hanging on the surrounding mountains seemed to… Continue Reading
17th Aug. The Golden Circle. Bolearis docked quietly in Reykjavik around 6am, it was a misty, drizzly morning, thick cloud obscured the mountains in the distance, not a nice start to the day. With breakfast stored internally and a carrier bag containing a packed lunch in hand we disembarked the ship by 9am and were… Continue Reading
13th Aug. A wayward journey to Liverpool. With bags packed the night before and with all necessities accounted for, we both had a leisurely breakfast and shower before loading cases into the car, setting the house alarm and hitting the road north east. The previous afternoon, I had inputted the address of our hotel (Campanile)… Continue Reading
It has been traditional among my ex-rugby playing chums during the summer months to meet up at a few of the local Beer Festivals and enjoy some thirst quenching entertainment. Last summer Covid-19 was rampant and with the country in lock-down all entertainment involving our gathering of souls was quite rightfully cancelled, so it was… Continue Reading
I guess it was to be expected. As soon as optimism came cantering over the horizon and I succumbed to its allure by reverting to a more usual format for the family blog, the weather made an about turn and Covid-19 upped its pace to a gallop! Being stubbornly sanguine, farmers and gardeners do need… Continue Reading