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Napa Valley

October 7, 2018
Bear hunting in Connecticut

How the Brits Hunt Bears in Connecticut   Bear hunting, before we head off to the Napa Valley wineries.   Before we start our journey to the Napa Valley. I have been asked by many of you for an update on Yogi. Our temporary resident black bear, (not sure if he knows it’s temporary though). In my last blog, you may remember he was living under our deck…

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Seattle to Connecticut

August 30, 2018
Seattle skyline

Seattle to New England road trip   One of my Favorite Movies ‘Sleepless in Seattle’, I Could not Help but Look Forward to the Seattle Road Trip.   Louisiana? What Happened to Seattle? Whilst living in Louisiana my in-laws would include a road trip when they came to visit. They would fly in from the UK to somewhere a good distance away and drive the rest.  And we…

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July 20, 2018
Grand prismatic Spring from the overlook

Yellowstone – Do They Have the Death Penalty in Wyoming? My first trip to Yellowstone National Park was an unmittigating disaster. We decided to do a road trip with my in-laws from Seattle to New England with two days of our trip taking in Yellowstone and Grand Teton. Arriving at Yellowstone late afternoon we decided it would be nice to go for a drive into the park just…

Destinations Spain


May 10, 2018
Gothic districe in Barcelona Spain

Barcelona, Armed with Pepper Spray and Two Plastic Forks I fell in love with Gaudi and Barcelona  whilst studying interior design in the UK and decided that my bucket list would include a visit to the work of this famous Catalan architect. As it was a big O birthday this year I thought it might be nice to visit Barcelona. Around the middle of last year I began leaving…

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September 29, 2017
The Mersed river, flowing through the Granite Valley

 Yosemite National Park- Is a Bear Really a Bear if You Don’t Hear it in the Woods? As with everything else in my life, if there’s a right way and a wrong way to do anything, guess which way it’s going to get done. Visiting Yosemite and Yellowstone was no different. We had decided to do them both at the same time, but the logistics proved too difficult…

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Washington DC

August 6, 2017
Washington DC - The Capitol

My Tea Trauma in Washington DC My husband has biennial meetings in Washington DC.  I love the city and there’s so much to do,  so I usually try to accompany him. The meetings are near Capitol Hill and we try to stay at The Liaison, a nearby boutique hotel . Unfortunately, the cheapskate powers that be, organize the meetings in the hottest months when it is quite humid.…

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