Xlendi and Xaghra
In my last Gozo post I described how we spent the morning of Day 4, with a visit to the polyclinic and pea cakes in the square.
After picking up my daughter's prescription we retired to the pool to relax.
Once the sun moved around and the pool was in shade, Rebecca went inside f
Mr Whippy - Still Going Strong
The first ice cream van with soft whip ice cream appeared around the streets of West Philadelphia, USA, on St. Patrick's Day in 1956.
In the UK, it was around the latter part of 1958 when a couple of the new Mister Softee ice cream vans appeared unofficially.
Making My Way To Devon
I'm returning to Brighton tomorrow so thought it was about time I write my post about the journey here. 😂
I took various photographs to do just that and it would be a shame to waste them so here we go.
This was my destination.
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How Many Bikes For Hire?
I worte a post last weekend about the bikes for hire around Brighton and Hove and said that they'd been available for the last couple of years.
It seems I made a mistake and that the business has been running for less than a year and is already a bigger success than was h
Not To Be Missed When in Scotland!
The Falkirk Wheel, in Scotland, is the world's only rotating boat lift.
It was opened in May 2002 and was built to link the Forth and Clyde Canal and the Union Canal.
Be sure to click on the image to view it full screen!
Before the wheel these canals were link
Afternoon Tea the Right Way - Part I
One of my Christmas presents from my daughter and son-in-law last year was an afternoon tea for two at 'Cakes the Difference' in Patcham, Brighton.
To make it extra special I decided to take Rebecca as my plus one and after a wonderful tea we spent a couple of
When Is A Street Not A Street?
When It's A Drang!
A large proportion of the buildings in the lower end of Port Isaac were built in periods when the shipping and fishing trades were at their most prosperous. They mostly date from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries when vehicular access was no
The Little Turret - Ocklynge Manor
This little turret used to be the look out post for the London to Eastbourne post coach and horses, in approximately 1720!
You can find it in the garden of Ocklynge Manor which, these days, is a bed and breakfast in Eastbourne in Sussex.
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