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2019 Travel Plans – where I am going & where I would like to go

2019 has only just started, and already my plans for the year are beginning to come together. I am going to try to be more spontaneous and not book too far in advance this year so that I can take advantage of any last minute opportunities that come along. Although I really enjoy housesitting, I…

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Kelso’s Small but Beautiful Farmer’s Market in the Borders

I love mooching around Farmer’s Markets wherever I come across one, but my all time favourite is the small but beautifully formed Kelso Farmer’s Market in the Borders. The Market is on the fourth Saturday of the month in Kelso Square from 9.30am until 1.30pm. Just before the ‘Beast from the East’ snowfall in February,…

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Our Travel Plans – 2018

I know it is already the middle of March, and maybe a bit late to start writing about our travel plans for 2018, but our plans have been in a bit of flux for this year. The Year So Far: Early January: France I was finishing off a house-sit in Callas in the South of…

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The De Adriaan Windmill, Haarlem, Amsterdam

On the banks of the Spaarne river stands one of Haarlem’s most iconic sights, the De Adriaan windmill. It has an interesting history and we took the opportunity to have a 45 minute guided tour around it. Originally built as a defence tower against the Spanish and the English in the 1500 and 1600’s, the…