You slept by Lidl?

Yep, we certainly did and I can justify every single reason why too. We have received the odd few comments asking where we stayed in Fort William on Friday night, to which numerous people have said ‘You went to Fort William and the only place you could find to stay was the carpark by Lidl? … Continue reading You slept by Lidl?

The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

That’s right, The Yellow One is going to go on a mission to get from Preston to Fort William. Why I hear you ask? Because the driver is a fearless adrenaline junkie. That’s why. Most of the country has had days of snow and now we are battling ferocious winds as the Beast from the … Continue reading The Yellow One VS The Beast from The East!

Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

Yep, I am in no way joking about this one. It looks like pretty soon tourists will be charged £2 per night to stay in Scottish hotels! Council leaders unanimously agreed that the local government should prepare to implement tourist Tax which was originally mentioned by Labour in the 2018/19 budget. The new tourist tax … Continue reading Scottish tourist tax to be introduced!

Madam, Sir, Madam, Sir! Please come inside…

I have absolutely no words to describe this place. Actually, that’s a lie. I have too many words to describe this place and like the souks themselves, they’re all swirling around in a plethora of madness. Firstly, what are the souks? The Souks are a maze of different markets which are located inside the red … Continue reading Madam, Sir, Madam, Sir! Please come inside…

The Day of Dublin!

If you got the opportunity to visit a new City, just for the day, would you take it? 12 hours of fresh culture, unexplored soil and in this case a taste of real Guinness! This is exactly what I did when Ryanair had a flash sale. I got return tickets to Dublin for £4 and … Continue reading The Day of Dublin!

Unintentionally breaking glass IS lucky right?….

We were up, ready and rearing to go! A good 8 hours sleep – Check! Filling breakfast – Check! Lots of caffeine – Check! Scruffy clothes – Check We were fully prepared for the day ahead, or so we thought. We started off by removing a few more parts from Betsy, I worked on removing … Continue reading Unintentionally breaking glass IS lucky right?….

Workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’

Being retired is a fantastic thing. Well, so Tom thought until operation #Betsysfacelift started again last weekend! He thought his retirement would be spent walking the dog in the lakes, writing more Tommy Two Notes songs and occasionally doing odd jobs around the house when instructed numerous times by Sue. He always knew that at … Continue reading Workin’ 9-5, what a way to make a livin’

Hey, Newbies!

I'm just kidding. Im very much still a newbie myself! I was asked by a follow blogger if I would provide them with some information as to what I felt wasted my time being a new blogger and what was counter productive to growing my blog. Of course, I was more than happy to share … Continue reading Hey, Newbies!

I see trees of green, red walls too…

I see them stood tall, for me and you. And I think to myself what a wonderful world. Marrakech is referred to as the ‘Red’ city. But it’s not just the city walls that surround the Medina that are red, most buildings in the city are red too. In fairness, during the day they are … Continue reading I see trees of green, red walls too…

1001 Arabian Nights

We were told many facts and stories whilst on our big red tour bus, but one of them stuck with me more than most. This is the story of Queen Scheherazade. There once was an Iranian King called King Shahryar who was happily married to his beautiful wife. One day, he discovers his wife has … Continue reading 1001 Arabian Nights