Fleeting moments

The sun perked up as we crossed the Tay Road Bridge in DundeeThe weather hasn't been too kind over the past month, actually it's been pretty drizzerable with rain falling everywhere we have been every day. The few exceptions being a couple of days on the Isle...

6 September 2019

The words unsaid

The master, John McGuinness on the run down Bray Hill.Our trip was organised to coincide with the Isle of Man Classic TT, on the world's most famous motor racing circuit. On the first day of racing we took our spectator point from advice given in the race...

3 September 2019

Combestone tor, wind, the dart and moor

Above: into the unknown, Combestone farmOn top of a hill sit a great pile of rocks, belligerent, defying gale force winds and driving rain, at least for the moment. A few metres downslope a track winds its way slowly down the hill and onto a little shoulder...

11 August 2019

The last postcards from Spain

Serendipity strikes again.Zaragoza, always good to seek out the town belltower for a good perspective.Freedom of expression, Zaragoza.The stone houses of Aragon, Ainsa.It's a new baby!The future is hereWell that's it from Spain, we're off to catch the ferry...

3 August 2019

Opening Andorra's Box

A view in the French Pyrenees, flipping from Spain to Andorra to France and back to Spain happens quickly with a twist of the wrist.The record breaking summer heat of 35-40 degrees C has curtailed our riding somewhat and kept up the afternoon siestas. After...

27 July 2019

A Daliance in Catalunya

We left Narbonne and headed south along the foothills of the Pyrenees, the wind was atrocious, blowing a gale one second then stopping then blowing again and swirling around . Even though we weigh just over 400kg on the road, we were being tossed about like...

22 July 2019

A photo essay from Narbonne

We have had a few days in Narbonne and liked it a lot, seems like a nice place to live.Well that's all from France, the Pyrenees are beckoning.

19 July 2019

Rich pickings in the Cevennes

We've enjoyed a fabulous few days in the Cevennes region of southern France. Situated on the Massif Central the region is a wilderness area of mountains, plateaus, deep river gorges, ancient hilltop villages and wonderful wildlife. Needless to say it has extraordinarily...

15 July 2019

One day in France - The last two tickets to the Rollingstones

Annie joining the locals queueing at the Boulangerie this morningGenerally the French don't seem to be in to queueing much, but there appears to be one exception, baguettes! They regularly queue in bakeries and down the street in a very orderly manner. I've...

14 July 2019

From sulphur to sugarcane

It's not very far from sulfur to sugar caneNow if you catch my eye and it seems to run down your legIt's like striking a match pretty hard upon a powder keg These were the words of the song going round and round in my head as we road through the Champagne...

12 July 2019